Sign Petition: UofT Doctoral Student, Alexander Sodiqov Seized in Tajikistan

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Alexander Sodiqov was conducting academic research on civil society and conflict resolution in Tajikistan when he was suddenly seized and charged with “subversion and espionage” on June 16.

It has been reported that Mr. Sodiqov has not been able to contact his family or a lawyer since his detention. Human rights organizations are also closely monitoring his case. Hundreds of scholars have signed a petition calling for the full protection of Mr. Sodiqov’s civil liberties and human rights.” – See more at: http://www.caut.ca/news/2014/06/20/caut-urges-release-of-u-of-t-researcher-detained-in-tajikistan#sthash.dE8qpblo.dpuf