Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Uzbekistan: Stop Torture - ONLINE PETITION and VIDEO #StopTorture

Amnesty International USA
 "He doesn't talk at all about [the torture]... He says it was so difficult to endure that the only thing he asked of God was to let him die."
- Nina Lonskaya, wife of imprisoned journalist Muhammad Bekzhanov

     Muhammad Bekzhanov is one of the world's longest-imprisoned journalists. Sixteen years ago, Muhammad was editor-in-chief for the newspaper representing the political party Erk — a banned opposition party in Uzbekistan. Following a series of bomb explosions in Uzbekistan, which the Erk party was accused of conspiring on, Muhammad was forcibly taken into custody.

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