Urgent Action: Former prosecutor general risks torture

Former Prosecutor General of Uzbekistan, Rashitjon Kadirov and 12 co-defendants are standing trial in closed-door criminal proceedings. Credible reports allege that since his detention on 21 February 2018, Rashitjon Kadirov has been subjected to physical abuse, mock executions, sleep deprivation and other ill-treatment. He and his co-defendants continue to be at high risk of torture and other ill-treatment.

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Please write urgently in your own words or using the template letter included in Uzbek, English or Russian to:


President of Uzbekistan
Shavkat Mirziyoyev
Ploshad Mustakillik, 6 
Fax: +998 71 239 53 25
E-mail: presidents_office@press-service.uz 
Salutation: Dear President

And copies to:

Minister of Internal Affairs  
Pulat Bobojonov
Ministry of Internal Affairs 
Ulitsa 1 Yu. Radzhabi  
Taskent 100029, 
Fax: +998 71 233 38 82 
E-mail: info@mvd.uz (please note that this inbox seems full. Please keep trying.)
Salutation: Dear Minister

Prosecutor General  
Otabek Murodov
Prosecutor General Office 
Ulitsa Ya. Gulyamova 66, 
Mirso-Ulugbegskii rayon, 
Taskhkent 100000, 
Fax : +998 71 2020 486 
E-mail : info@prokuratura.uz
Salutation: Dear Prosecutor General

Also send copies to diplomatic representatives accredited to your country.

HIS EXCELLENCY MR ALISHER SHAYKOV Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan 41 Holland Park W11 3RP 020 7229 7679 Fax 020 7229 7029 info@uzbekembassy.org www.uzbekembassy.org

Please check with your section before sending appeals after the above date.

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