Alisher Saipov

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CPJ delegation meets with Kyrgyz ambassadorCalls for justice in the murder of journalist

November 1, 2007 12:00 PM ET

Washington, November 1, 2007—A delegation from the Committee to Protect Journalists met with the Kyrgyz ambassador to the United States, Zamira Sydykova, today to express alarm at the murder of independent journalist Alisher Saipov in the southern city of...

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Thorough probe sought in Kyrgyzstan slaying

October 25, 2007 12:00 PM ET

Your Excellency, The Committee to Protect Journalists urges you to use all of the resources of your office to ensure that a thorough, timely, independent, and transparent investigation is undertaken into the slaying of prominent journalist Alisher Saipov, who was shot in southern Kyrgyzstan on Wednesday.

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Prominent journalist killed in southern Kyrgyzstan

October 25, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, October 25, 2007—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns today’s murder in southern Kyrgyzstan of Alisher Saipov, editor of the independent Uzbek-language weekly Siyosat (Politics)and contributor to several regional news outlets. Saipov was shot three times at a close...

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Prominent journalist killed in southern Kyrgyzstan

October 24, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, October 24, 2007—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns today’s murder in southern Kyrgyzstan of Alisher Saipov, editor of the independent Uzbek-language weekly Siyosat (Politics)and contributor to several regional news outlets. Saipov was shot three times at a close...

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Alisher Saipov

October 24, 2007 12:00 AM ET

On October 24, 2007, Alisher Saipov, editor of the independent Uzbek-language weekly Siyosat (Politics) and contributor to several regional news outlets, was shot three times at close range at around 7 p.m. in downtown Osh, a city bordering Uzbekistan, by...

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