Umida Akhmedova, a prominent photojournalist in Uzbekistan, is
facing criminal charges of insulting the Uzbek people. The charges stem in part from a 2007 album of photography depicting life in Uzbekistan’s villages. Here is a slide show featuring images from the album.
Five years on, no resolution to Alisher Saipov's murder
October 24, 2012 4:20 PM ET
Five years ago today, press freedom in Kyrgyzstan received a deadly blow from which it has never recovered. Alisher Saipov, one of most promising and prominent regional reporters of his time, was murdered in his native city of Osh. Since that October night, authorities have promised to solve his...