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Moscow Court Overrules Expulsion Order of Uzbek Journalist

Expand Khudoberdi Nurmatov and his lawyer, Daniil Khaimovich, Moscow, February 2, 2018 © 2018 Novaya Gazeta Today marked one of those all too rare instances when good news comes out of a Russian courtroom -  an expulsion order against Journalist Khudoberdi Nurmatov was overturned, opening the way for him to leave the immigration detention facility where he has been held since August 2017. The decision comes on the heels of Nurmatov’s successful appeal last week of a court decision to expel him to his native Uzbekistan, where he faces a serious risk of ill-treatment. Nurmatov, who reported…

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