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127 journalists in prison as of December 1, 2007

December 1, 2007 12:00 AM ET

Detailed accounts of each imprisoned journalist....

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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

Alisher Saipov

October 24, 2007 12:00 AM ET

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 an unknown gunman using...

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Independent journalist attacked in Tashkent

October 12, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, October 12, 2007—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the attack on Thursday on Sid Yanyshev, a Tashkent-based correspondent for the London- based Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR) and contributor to the popular Central Asia news Web...

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In sanction talks, EU must consider Uzbek press record

May 9, 2007 12:00 PM ET

Dear Minister Steinmeier, The Committee to Protect Journalists urges the European Union, to consider the Uzbek government's appalling press freedom record during your May 14 discussions on the possible lifting of targeted EU sanctions imposed against Uzbekistan in the aftermath of the 2005 Andijan crisis. As Germany holds the EU presidency, we ask you to take a leadership role in bringing this issue to the forefront.

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Uzbek journalist sentenced to seven years in prison

May 1, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, May 1, 2007—The Committee to Protect Journalists denounces the seven-year prison sentence handed down today to independent Uzbek journalist Umida Niyazova by a judge in Tashkent after a summary trial that was closed to the press and most...

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In Uzbekistan, journalist’s trial resumes without notice

April 30, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, April 30, 2007—Authorities in Uzbekistan today resumed without notice the trial of independent journalist Umida Niyazova in Serelisky District Court in the capital, Tashkent. The Committee to Protect Journalists denounces the failure to give notice to Niyazova’s counsel...

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