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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12536

28 July 2020
Contents Publication in full By article 23 / 25
NEWS BRIEFS / Kyrgyzstan
EU denounces Azimjan Askarov’s death in prison
27/07/2020 (Agence Europe)

27/07/2020 (Agence Europe)The spokesperson for the European External Action Service denounced on Sunday 26 July the death in prison at the age of 69 of human rights defender Azimjan Askarov, who had been detained since 2010 in Kyrgyzstan and sentenced to life imprisonment. “We strongly regret that despite the calls for his release on humanitarian grounds, Mr Askarov has died in prison”, they said in a statement. Mr Askarov suffered from heart problems. The spokesperson recalled that...

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