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Shahida Salomova

Affiliated media: Telegram channel «Patanatomy of the country Uz», YouTube channel «Shahida Salomova», Blogger, Administrator

Incident date: February 8, 2023

Attack type:

  • Court trial

Who attacked: Authorities

Source: А

Location: Uzbekistan, Tashkent

Additional information:

On February 8, a criminal court in Tashkent’s Mirabad district found 60-year-old Shahida Salomova, the author and administrator of the Telegram channel «Patanatomy of the country Uz» and the YouTube channel «Shahida Salomova», which has over six thousand subscribers, mentally insane and sent her to compulsory treatment. Salomova was arrested on December 18, 2022, after posting several videos accusing President Mirziyoyev and members of his family of corruption and nepotism.