Kyrgyzstan: Investigation into murder of a journalist

Beaudi reports on the ongoing investigation into the violent murder of Alisher Saipov, an Uzbek journalist who worked in Osh, Kyrgyzstan. As the authorities started claiming that Saipov had close links to “extremist” islamic groups, as well as Uzbek opposition groups, journalists and activists fear the Ministry will use this murder investigation as an excuse to trump up unrelated charges against them and opposition groups.

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