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Dmitry Tikhonov

Dmitry Tikhonov

HRD, Member
Human Rights Defenders Alliance of Uzbekistan

Dmitry Tikhonov is human rights defender and member of the Human Rights Defenders Alliance of Uzbekistan. The Human Rights Alliance works on several human rights issues including torture, access to justice, right to a fair trial and economic and social rights. It is particularly active in organising street actions and advocating for the right to peaceful assembly. Dmitry Tikhonov actively monitors the human rights situation in the city of Angren in the Tashkent region.


Human rights defenders in Uzbekistan continue to be systematically persecuted. Torture, ill-treatment, arbitrary detention, fabricated prosecutions, imprisonment and excessive force are used by law enforcement officials to prevent human rights defenders from carrying out their legitimate and peaceful work in defence of human rights.


Human Rights Defenders in Uzbekistan