To the special reporter of the United Nations about
position of right protectors
CC: Representations of the international organizations
in Tashkent and abroad - HRW, FRONT LINE, CIVICUS, Amnesty International,OSCE, FIDH, OMCT, Embassies,
to Ombudsman of the Republic Uzbekistan.
THE OPEN STATEMENT
We wish to
inform you that right defender Muhtarov Farhodhon, who at present contains in a
time insulator of Tashkent preason on July, 17th, 2009 has been arrested. This
arrest was illegal, completely custom-made - fabricated.
Muhtarov Farhodhon feels himself very badly. His health has sharply worsened,
he is exhausted, and also we assume to him are applying tortures as he has
asked in the letter analgesics.
We ask you to interfere into fate of right defender Muhtarov Farhodhon.
Who needs the medical - the psychological help and needs protection
of the international community, and also to check case of Muhtarov Farhodhon
which should be investigated according to laws of Republic Uzbekistan and the
We are extremely
anxious about condition of the right defender that fact that from August, 18th,
till September, 5th Muhtarov Farhodhon will be in full isolation and in this
time it is not known what can be happen with him. We ask the Red Cross and the
Ombudsman to assist and visit right defender Muhtarov Farhodhon because of
his health and isolation.
- Dovlatova Tatyana, Brosalina Lyudmila and Sarapulov Oleg.