What changes in a post-Karimov Uzbekistan?

RFE/RL is co-hosting a panel of experts that will look at the sociopolitical and economic implications for Central Asian power Uzbekistan of the recent death of the country’s longtime ruler, Islam Karimov.

Uzbekistan targets RFE/RL family members

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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.