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Case History: Shukhrat Rustamov

Imprisoned & Declared 'Mentally Incompetent'
About the situation

Uzbek human rights defender, Mr Shukhrat Rustamov, is at risk of being forcibly placed in a psychiatric clinic, following the finding of Shajhantahurskij Regional Court of Common Pleas in Tashkent that he is 'mentally incompetent'.

About Shukhrat Rustamov

Shukhrat RustamovShukhrat Rustamov is a member of the Human Rights Defenders Alliance of Uzbekistan, where he assists victims of human rights violations. He has submitted approximately 2,500 complaints on behalf of victims of human rights violations committed by representatives of the Uzbek authorities, none of which have been formally considered by the authorities.