PEN Appeal: Mamadali Makhmudov and Muhammad Bekjanov

February 26, 2009 Islam A. Karimov President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Rezidentysia prezidenta Ul. Uzbekistaniskaia 43 Tashkent Uzbekistan Fax: +998 71 139 5325 Akmal Saidov Head of the National Center for Human Rights Natsionalny tsentr po pravam cheloveka 5/3… More

2009 Marks Tenth Year in Prison

On 19 February 2009, Uzbek writer and activist Mamadali Makhmudov will have been imprisoned for ten years, making him one of the longest-serving detained writers on International PEN's records.… More

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