Ruhia Bajitova, from the Dustliksky district in Jizzakh province, was told by the police today that she is “an enemy of the state” and that they were opening a criminal case against her after she complained about the lack of water available for irrigation.
Former producer Mirsobir Hamidkariev, who was abducted in Moscow in June, is in Tashtyurma prison in Tashkent, where he is being tortured and has been forced to decline legal council, reports the human-rights website Jarayon.
Shoira Salokhitdinova, a doctor in Kokand who has turned to prominent activist Elena Urlaeva for help, told Uznews.net correspondent that she and her colleagues are constantly being taken to the Fergana Valley cotton fields. (2)
Jahangir Shosalimov has been recently visited by a delegation of the capital’s officials. Tashkent-based activist is pleased that the officials took the time to listen to him, but he is not losing hope that he will get an appointment with Prime Minister Shavkat Mirzieev.