11 February 2010

Umida Akhmedova - Update

Today The New York Times published this report on the prosecution of Uzbek photographer Umida Akhmedova on charges of slandering the state. I had posted on the case here a couple of weeks ago. Akhmedova was found guilty of the charges but the court declined to impose a penalty which might've involved several years imprisonment. You can find more on the case here at RFE/RL.

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Blogger Keith Dannemiller said...

Glad she got off without doing any time. Here's another case from another country. The guy hasn't been so lucky.
http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=va&aid=17370

11 February, 2010 16:04  

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