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.
During an interrogation yesterday at the Internal Affairs department in Tashkent, independent journalist Said Abdurahimov – who writes under the name of Sid Yanyshev – was informed that a criminal case has been opened against him, and has been forwarded to the Shajhantaxursky district court. (1)
The 58-year-old human-rights activist, Abdurasul Hudojnazarov, recently released from prison, died on June 26, from tuberculosis. His widow says that even hardened criminals were asking the prison administrators to release him so that he could obtain medical attention.