- Location of case in SG report
- Relevant SG report
- Year of the report
- From Country
- Country Geolocation
- Country Geolocation (linked Countries)
- Europe and Central Asia
- UN body that raised the case prior to the SG report
- UN Special Procedures: Thematic
- Dates of prior UN action
- 2 December 2019
- Type of record
- Named individual
- Was the victim a foreign national?
- Was the victim a minor?
- Individual's/organization's activity
civil society representatives who engaged with him during the visit; former political prisoners
- Type of rights defended
- Unclear in SG Report
- Was the victim a civil servant, member of the security forces or of the judiciary?
- Reported trigger of reprisal
On 21 September 2019, they took part in a meeting of civil society representatives with the Special Rapporteur in Fergana.
- Engagement with UN body
- UN Special Procedures: thematic
- Dates of engagement
- 21 September 2019
- Type of attempted engagement
- Meeting with UN officials during country visit / with locally present UN officials
- Dates of mentioned reprisals
- 21 September 2019
- Location of mentioned reprisals
- Reprisal information
The Special Rapporteur received reports that plain-clothes security officers were outside the hotel premises where the meeting was held.
- Types of reprisals suffered
- Alleged/likely perpetrators
- State actors
- Was the reprisal based on new legislation?
- Does the report make general comment about country’s environment for engagement with UN?
- Government response dates
- 22 June 2020
- Government response content
Government responded to the note verbale sent in connection to the present report, stating that the Prosecutor’s Office in Fergana conducted a preliminary inquiry into the cases of Mr. Mamatkhanov and Mr. Madaliev, and that Mr. Madaliyev was not subjected to any pressure from law enforcement agencies. Regarding Mr. Mamathanov, the Government stated he cannot assert that he was pursued by law enforcement officers or other persons. The Government indicates that Mr. Mamatkhanov and Mr. Madaliyev did not present any other specific facts about pressure or interference of law enforcement officials in their human rights activities. On 24 January 2020, the Prosecutor’s Office decided not to initiate criminal proceedings due to the lack of corpus delicti in the actions of law enforcement officials.
- Is the country cited for a "pattern of reprisal" in the context of this case?
- Is a pattern of reprisals mentioned otherwise in the context of this case?
- Does the report cite "self-censorship" as an issue in the context of this case?
- How many times has the case been followed up in subsequent SG reports?