Latest posts by Salam Aleik
"She was not silent when others buried their heads in the sand. She risked her life every day and knew the value of this risk."
For the first time in last two decades, there is not a single journalist behind bars in Uzbekistan, once one of the world's most despotic countries.
Once asked why the government was raising a tax on mobile phone companies, the tax chief responded: "Now even barefooted ones have a mobile phone."
The legislation also represents a shift in strategy for the Tajik government, which has historically opted to censor controversial websites and services.