Ruslan Sharipov is Alive and Well…

by Laurence on 10/7/2004

Sharipov will no doubt denounce the Uzbek government at the WAN Media in Danger/Media in Transition Conference in Bishkek, beginning Monday, October 11th.

Here’s the listing in the conference program:

10:30 – 10:45 Paying with your freedom: the price of being an independent journalist
Ruslan Sharipov, independent journalist, Uzbekistan (WAN 2004 Golden Pen of Freedom Laureate)

According to the program, the conference will also feature a speaker from Internews, so perhaps someone might ask about the whereabouts of Marika Olsen and her “Uzbekistan Diary”? She’s more invisible than Sharipov, these days…

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