Yusuf Ruzimuradov

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Attacks on the Press 2002: Uzbekistan

Increased international aid and the presence of U.S. troops who use Uzbekistan as a base for the “war on terror” inspired President Islam Karimov to pay lip service to press freedom. With much fanfare, Karimov’s government ended prior censorship of newspapers–one of the few systems in the world that required papers to submit copy to…

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