The extradition of a member of a vulnerable group was suspended due to the possibility of being tortured in his home country.
The foreign citizen protected by ECHR from extradition to Tajikistan is taken away to an unknown destination two weeks before release.
Hurshedin Fazilov was working as a butcher in the shop by the historical mosque on Novokuznetskaya when he suddenly became a refugee. Tajikistan accused him of recruiting fellow Tajiks and sending them to Turkey. The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) defended Fazilov from deportation, but it didn’t help: bypassing all the legal procedures and in violation of international law, on the 15 June he was forcibly extracted from Russia.