Aleksei Volosevich

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Andijan police release independent journalist

June 18, 2010 4:44 PM ET

New York, June 18, 2010—We issued the following statement after police in the eastern Uzbek city of Andijan released independent Uzbek reporter Aleksei Volosevich after holding him without charge for three days; Volosevich was filming refugees from the unrest in...

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Andijan police continue to hold independent journalist

June 15, 2010 5:12 PM ET

New York, June 15, 2010—We issued the following statement after confirming that police in the eastern Uzbek city of Andijan continue to hold independent Uzbek reporter Aleksei Volosevich for a third consecutive day. Volosevich had travelled to the border with...

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Kyrgyz stations shut down, only state TV broadcasting

June 14, 2010 6:15 PM ET

New York, June 14, 2010—The Committee to Protect Journalists is disturbed by reports that local television stations in the southern Kyrgyz city of Osh were ordered to cease transmission on Friday by the city government in the wake of...

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Harassment of independent Uzbek journalists heats up

January 15, 2010 1:55 PM ET

New York, January 15, 2010—The Committee to Protect Journalists called on Uzbek authorities today to immediately cease their campaign of intimidation against the handful of independent journalists remaining in the Central Asian country. ...

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Attacks on the Press 2005: Uzbekistan

February 16, 2006 11:00 AM ET

UZBEKISTAN President Islam Karimov engaged in a full-fledged offensive against the independent press. Unrelenting government persecution drove out more than a dozen foreign correspondents and local reporters working for foreign media; continual harassment forced at least two news agencies and...

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November 10, 2005 12:00 PM ET

NOVEMBER 10, 2005 POSTED: December 2, 2005 Aleksei Volosevich, Ferghana.ru ATTACKED Five unidentified men attacked Volosevich, one of the few independent reporters still working in Uzbekistan who witnessed the Andijan massacre, near his apartment in the capital Tashkent. Volosevich, is...

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CPJ condemns attack on independent journalist

November 10, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, November 10, 2005—The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the assault of journalist Aleksei Volosevich, one of the few independent reporters still working in Uzbekistan who witnessed the Andijan massacre. Volosevich, correspondent for the Moscow-based Central Asia news...

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