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Uzbekistan: Journalist Harassed in Tashkent Airport

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Uzbekistan, Breaking News, Freedom of Speech, Media & Journalism, RuNet Echo

Elena Bondar, Young Uzbek journalist, was detained at the arrival to Tashkent airport after attending a course on modern journalism tools, organized by OSCE and Deutsche Welle in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, Fergana News reports [1] [ru].  After thorough examination of her documents and baggage, the customs officials let the journalist go home, but confiscated CDs and USB flash drives with training materials.