Affiliated media: News Agency "Pamir Daily News", Journalist
Incident date: May 18, 2022
- Administrative arrest, remand, pre-trial detention, prison
Who attacked: Authorities
Location: Tajikistan, Dushanbe
An expert of the Justice for Journalists Foundation reported that journalist Ulfathonim Mamadshoeva had been officially arrested. She is about to be transferred to the pre-trial detention centre of the State Committee for National Security of Tajikistan. Authorities had previously detained her when they identified her as one of the May 16 protest rally organisers in Khorugh. The journalist's relatives told Fergana that the State Committee for National Security officers took her from her home in the morning of May 18. Mamadshoeva's flat was searched, during which her family members were present, but nothing suspicious was seized.