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Uzbekistan - Journalist in great danger in Uzbek prison system

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders reiterates its call for the release of Solidzhon Abdurakhmanov (Салиджон Абдурахманов), an independent journalist who has been in prison since 2008 serving a ten-year sentence on a trumped-up charge of drug trafficking. Abdurakhmanov has a stomach ulcer and his state of health has worsened a great deal in recent months. “We are extremely worried about Abdurakhmanov,” Reporters Without Borders said. “After five years in prison in appalling conditions, this 63-year-old man's continuing (...)

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