Dauletmurat Tajimuratov - Justice for Journalists

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Dauletmurat Tajimuratov

Affiliated media: Karakalpak newspaper Yel Khyzmetinde (On the Service of the People), Editor

Incident date: July 2, 2022

Attack type:

  • Administrative arrest, remand, pre-trial detention, prison

Who attacked: Authorities

Source: Gazeta.uz

Location: Uzbekistan, Nukus

Additional information:

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.