Affiliated media: Karakalpak newspaper Yel Khyzmetinde (On the Service of the People), Editor
Incident date: July 2, 2022
- Administrative arrest, remand, pre-trial detention, prison
Who attacked: Authorities
Location: Uzbekistan, Nukus
On July 2, the editor of the Karakalpak newspaper Yel Khyzmetinde (On the Service of the People) and blogger Dauletmurat Tajimuratov was beaten during an arrest. He was the subject of a preliminary investigation under Article 159 of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Uzbekistan (Infringement on the constitutional order of the Republic of Uzbekistan). According to available information, he is now in custody outside Karakalpakstan. Authorities have not reported anything about Tajimuratov's fate for a week. Tajimuratov has been remanded in custody in accordance with a court decision.