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Ethnic Uzbeks Appeal Against Extradition in Russia (UA 271/13)
Two of five asylum-seekers detained in Russia have been freed. However they and three others still detained remain at risk of extradition from Russia to Kyrgyzstan, where they would be at high risk of torture and other ill-treatment.
The participation of Afghan women in shaping their country’s future and engaging as equal partners will help improve and secure their political status, security, economic and social well-being, and uphold their human rights.