Stories about Uzbekistan

Popular Sports Website Goes Offline in Uzbekistan in Wake of Fan Controversy

"Football and show business were the only areas where criticism was allowed and tolerated. And now even here they are choking the voice of the public."

Uzbekistan: Criminal Charges Filed Against Documentary Photographer Umida Akhmedova

Umida Akhmedova, Uzbek documentary photographer, has been accused of insult and slander against Uzbek people and traditions. The maximum penalty for these charges includes remedial work on two up to...

Uzbekistan: Fighting internet censorship

Today, Uzbekistan is remaining one of the repressive countries in the region that maintains a tight grip on mass media. Despite it has all the nominal guarantees of the freedom...

Introduction about censorship in Uzbekistan

Now Uzbek bloggers have problems with renewal of their blogs. Sometimes in order to post information they send it by e-mail to their friends outside Uzbekistan and they publish it....

Uzbekistan blocks Newsuz.com website

It has been reported that the Uzbek-language website Newsuz.com has been blocked in Uzbekistan. “After a series of critical publications on human rights issues, gas supply issues, and price growth,...

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