The Law Society is concerned for Azamjon Formonov, formerly Chairman of the Syrdarya regional branch of the Human Rights Society of Uzbekistan. We understand that Mr Formonov, who has been detained in Jaslyk Special Regime prison colony since his trial on 15 June 2006, was sentenced on or around 21 May 2015 to serve a further 5 years in prison pursuant to Article 221 of the Uzbek Criminal Code.

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