Amnesty International: Russian authorities block release of activist Khudoberdi Nurmatov [Ali Feruz]

posted 13 Dec 2017, 10:27 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 13 Dec 2017, 10:28 ]
The Russian authorities continue to block activist and journalist Ali Feruz’s release from detention. On 21 November the Basmannyi District court in Moscow issued Ali Feruz with a 5,000 rouble (USD$ 85) fine for working illegally and upheld the decision to deport the activist to Uzbekistan, where he would be at risk of human rights violations. [Read more]

Source: Amnesty International [11 December 2017]