Friday, April 20, 2007

Free Umida Niyazova

This blog is devoted to news and other information related to the detention of Umida Niyazova, a highly respected and dedicated Uzbek human rights advocate who is currently in detention in Tashkent. Please feel free to post any news you may have on Umida to this website or send them directly to We will be posting news articles as we receive them.

Any comments or news items in Uzbek, Russian, English, or other languages are welcome.

Public awareness of her situation will hopefully lead to her release. If you have any ideas or suggestions for how those of us concerned about Umida can do more to secure her release you can post them here or send them to us via email.

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