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A court in Uzbekistan has upheld a decision to sentence the brother of an RFE/RL journalist to eight years in prison on drug-related charges, the latest in a series of cases that appear to target family members in retaliation for their relatives’ reporting.

Uzbekistan acts against brother of RFE/RL journalist

A court in Uzbekistan today sentenced the brother of an RFE/RL journalist to 8 years in prison on drug-related charges, the latest government action involving persons affiliated with the media company’s Uzbek Service.