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Tajikistan - Court upholds damages award against Asia Plus

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders firmly condemns today's appeal court decision upholding a lower court's ruling against the opposition newspaper Asia Plus and its editor, Olga Tutubalina, in a case brought against them by three intellectuals. The appeal court confirmed the decision ordering Tutubalina to pay the three plaintiffs 30,000 somoni (4,500 euros) for supposedly insulting the country's intellectuals. RWB unreservedly supports the appeal that Tutubalina's lawyers plan to file before the (...)

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