Sultanov v Russia
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 facility in Perm, Russia. No time limit was provided for the applicant’s detention. The applicant’s arrest was extended in August 2008 but, again, no time limit was provided.
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