Content tagged with Extradition
Resource | Training resource | 1 Aug 2018
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Azerbaijani opposition activist Dashgin Aghararli challenges Georgia’s denial of asylum at European Court
Azerbaijani activist Dashgin Aghararli has submitted an application to the European Court, challenging Georgia's decision not to grant him asylum.
Resource | Article | 1 Jun 2012 | By Olga Tseytlina
Olga Tseytlina outlines a number of recent ECtHR judgments in extradition cases against CIS countries
Resource | Case Summary | 20 Dec 2011
Case No. 7265/10 Judgment date: 8 November 2011 and Case No. 12106/09 Judgment date: 20 December 2011 In both cases, the applicants were Uzbek nationals facing expulsion from Russia to Uzbekistan where criminal proceedings were underway, accusing them of membership of banned extremist organisations. Both applicants alleged that they would be at risk of torture and/or ill-treatment in Uzbek detention facilities, and that therefore their […]
Resource | Case Summary | 3 Mar 2011
Case No. 66317/09 Judgment date: 3 March 2011 Facts The applicant, an Uzbek national, arrived in Russia in February 2008. In March 2008 he was charged with theft in Uzbekistan and in April 2008 his name was placed on a wanted list. He was detained in April 2009 in Russia and in September 2009 the […]
Resource | Case Summary | 4 Nov 2010
Case No. 15303/09 Judgment date: 04 November 2010 The applicant, Mr Nabi Sultanov, an Uzbek national, moved to Russia in March 2008. In June 2008, the Uzbek Ministry of the Interior charged the applicant with organisation of a criminal group, attempts to overthrow Uzbekistan’s constitutional order and dissemination of radical and extreme views. The applicant was arrested and placed in a pre-trial detention […]
Resource | Case Summary | 8 Jul 2010
Case No. 181248/09 Judgment date: 8 July 2010 In Yuldashev the applicant fled to Russia fearing prosecution by the Uzbek authorities for having participated in the Andijan demonstrations in 2005. He was arrested and detained in Russia on 31 October 2007, after Uzbekistan issued an arrest warrant for him. The Uzbek authorities’ request for his extradition was granted on 28 April 2008. The […]
Resource | Article | 1 Jun 2010 | By Olga Tseytlina
Olga Tseytlina considers the potential human rights violations for those in custody awaiting extradition
Resource | Case Summary | 19 Jun 2008
Case No. 8320/04 Judgment date: 19 June 2008 The applicant is a citizen of Turkmenistan and of Russian ethnic origin. He argued that from May 2000 he was threatened by Turkmen law-enforcement bodies and feared for his life in Turkmenistan after alleging that Turkmen Ministry of Finance officials had demanded bribes from his company. In June 2001 he moved to St. Petersburg having […]
Resource | Case Summary | 19 May 2004
The applicant was the former Chairman of the Board of and majority shareholder in Media Most, a private Russian media holding company.