Sultanov v Russia

4 November 2010
Sultanov v Russia

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 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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