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Uzbekistan - Tribute to leading news site that was forced to close

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders pays tribute to Uznews, ten years after its creation. This leading independent news website closed down last month after its editor's email account was hacked and confidential documents were posted online exposing independent journalists in Uzbekistan to danger. Despite obstacles, the website managed to be a key source of independent news coverage inside Uzbekistan for ten years. Extremely strict censorship prevails in Uzbekistan, which is ranked 166th (...)

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