Blog: A litmus test for Kyrgyzstan’s anticorruption campaign

12 Jul

Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev, right, has said stamping out corruption is a priority. (Reuters//Vladimir Pirogov)

Campaigners from local rights activists to U.N. Higher
Commissioner for Human Rights Navy Pillay are urging Kyrgyz authorities to
review the case of Azimjon
Askarov
, an investigative reporter and human rights activist serving a life
sentence in Kyrgyzstan. 

from Committee to Protect Journalists http://cpj.org/blog/2012/07/a-litmus-test-for-kyrgyzstans-anticorruption-campa.php

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