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CPJ calls on Uzbek authorities to ensure Karakalpak journalists are not imprisoned for their work

Stockholm, March 16, 2023 – Uzbekistan authorities should ensure that members of the press are not prosecuted for their work and should refrain from attempts to intimidate journalists and their families during trials, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Thursday. On Friday, March 17, a court in the southern city of Bukhara is scheduled to…

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In Uzbekistan, Karakalpak journalist Lolagul Kallykhanova disappears after covering protests

Stockholm, July 5, 2022 – In response to news reports that journalist Lolagul Kallykhanova has gone missing after covering protests in Uzbekistan’s western semi-autonomous Karakalpakstan Republic, the Committee to Protect Journalists issued the following statement calling for authorities to provide any information on her whereabouts: “The disappearance of journalist Lolagul Kallykhanova is deeply concerning; Uzbek…

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