On 24 March 2017, human rights defender Elena Urlaeva was released from the ninth department of psychiatric hospital No. 1 in Tashkent city after having been forcibly detained there for 24 days.
Because of her work, Mutabar Tadjibaeva has been threatened, jailed, tortured and raped. Since 2009, she has been living in France as a political refugee.
On 21 July 2014, Tashkent City Court dismissed the appeal filed by the legal team of human rights defender and investigative journalist Mr Sid Yanyshev, upholding his conviction. On 28 June 2014, Sid Yanyshev was sentenced by Shaykhantakhursky District Court to a fine of 9,610,500 Uzbek Soms (approximately € 2,340) and the confiscation of his camera was ordered following an article he wrote about violations of property rights of Tashkent inhabitants whose houses had been demolished.
Saida Kurbanova was arrested on 7 December 2012 by the police as a result of the testimony of the two women who had attacked her. It is reported that following the arrest, the hard disk of Saida Kurbanova's computer was confiscated.
On 15 February 2018, a criminal case was opened in Moscow against migrant rights defender Bakhrom Khamroev, on the trumped up charge of illegally assisting in the ‘fictitious registration of foreign citizens residency’ under Article 322.3 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation.
On 7 October 2017, Akzam Turgunov was released from prison colony #UYA 64/49 in Karshi, Uzbekistan, one year ahead of schedule after having already served over nine years of his sentence on fabricated extortion charges.
On 29 September 2016, the Federal Security Service (FSB) conducted a raid at the home of human rights lawyer, Mr. Bakhrom Khamroev, during which all of his technical equipment and documents were confiscated. Following the raid, Bakhrom Khamroev was detained and interrogated at the FSB headquarters.
On 9 June 2016, representatives of the Jalal-Abad Human Rights Organisation Spravedlivost (Justice) were questioned by police officers dealing with crimes of terrorism and extremism, over legal assistance provided by them to citizens of Lenin Street, in the city Jalal-Abad.