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Start of popular radio journalist’s trial on charge of belonging to banned Islamic group

The trial of Khayrullo Khamidov, a popular radio host, poet and sports commentator, on a charge of belonging to a banned Muslim organisation (...)

Published on 29 April 2010 Read


Appeal court upholds photographer’s conviction

A Tashkent appeal court yesterday upheld photographer and documentary film-maker Umida Akhmedova’s conviction on charges of slandering and (...)

Published on 18 March 2010 Read


Popular radio host arrested on religious extremism charge

Reporters Without Borders is concerned about the arrest of Khayrullo Khamidov, a well-known sports commentator, poet and host of a popular radio (...)

Published on 23 January 2010 Read


Interrogation of journalists raises concerns about new crackdown on press

Reporters Without Borders is very alarmed to learn that five journalists were summoned to the prosecutor’s office in Tashkent yesterday for a (...)

Published on 8 January 2010 Read


EU wants to forget Andijan crackdown but journalists still targeted by police paranoia

In the latest example of official paranoia and harassment of the press, Tashkent-based freelance journalists Vasiliy Markov and Sid Yanyshev were (...)

Published on 28 October 2009 Read


EU Fails Human Rights Victims

The European Union’s decision today to lift the arms embargo against Uzbekistan despite its atrocious human rights record is an unconscionable (...)

Published on 27 October 2009 Read


First anniversary of journalist’s sentencing to 10 years in prison

One year ago tomorrow, a court in the western autonomous region of Karakalpakstan sentenced journalist Solidzhon Abdurakhmanov to 10 years in (...)

Published on 9 October 2009 Read


No let-up in the gagging and jailing of journalists!

Reporters Without Borders today protested at the sentencing yesterday of freelance Uzbek journalist Dilmurod Sayid (photo to 12 and (...)

Published on 31 July 2009 Read

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