Gayrat Mehliboyev

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Imprisoned journalist transferred to house arrest

March 17, 2004 12:00 PM ET

March 17, 2004, New York—Uzbek authorities have allowed imprisoned journalist Ruslan Sharipov, who has been jailed since May 2003, to complete his sentence under house arrest. On Friday, March 12, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry announced that Sharipov would be moved...

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2003 prison census: 138 journalists jailed

March 11, 2004 12:47 PM ET

There were 138 journalists in prison around the world at the end of 2003 who were jailed for practicing their profession. The number is the same as last year. An analysis of the reasons behind this is contained in the...

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Attacks on the Press 2003: Europe and Central Asia Analysis

March 11, 2004 12:08 PM ET

While integration into NATO and the European Union has had a positive effect on press freedom conditions in most of Central Europe and the Baltic states, the situation for journalists in Russia and the former Soviet republics has worsened steadily,...

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Attacks on the Press 2003: Uzbekistan

March 11, 2004 12:00 PM ET

Increased international aid and the presence of U.S. troops using Uzbekistan as a base for the "war on terror" have focused new international attention on the country, forcing President Islam Karimov to pay lip service to press freedom. "Today, there...

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Attacks on the Press in 2003: Journalists in Prison

March 11, 2004 12:00 PM ET

There were 138 journalists in prison around the world at the end of 2003 who were jailed for practicing their profession. The number is the same as last year. An analysis of the reasons behind this is contained in the...

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