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Uzbekistan: Exiled opposition member murdered

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Uzbekistan, Human Rights, Politics

Avicenna reports [1] that one of the most active members of the Uzbek opposition in exile Fuad Rustamkhojaev was assasinated in Ivanovo, a Western Russian town where he lived for the last 6 years. The victim's colleagues are outraged by the brutality, blaming the political regime in Uzbekistan for the murder.