Thursday, October 25, 2007

Uzbek journalist shot dead in southern Kyrgyzstan

One more journalist is shot dead. It has to be one of the most dangerous professions in the modern world: Dictators, and even Presidents don't like to have people writing up what they say and do. Alisher Saipov was writing about affairs in Uzbekistan and it would seem that someone -- the natural culprit is Karimov -- was so aggrieved by his reporting that they could not bear for him to live.
[Click on the title to get the whole article from the International Herald Tribune]

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