· December, 2009

Stories about Uzbekistan from December, 2009

Uzbekistan: Criminal Charges Filed Against Documentary Photographer Umida Akhmedova

  22 December 2009

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 three years or detention for up to six months. She is incriminated in the production of "Women and men: from dawn till dusk" photo album, produced in 2007 under support of Swiss Embassy Gender Program.

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