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Photos Uzbek Authorities Do Not Want You To See
Written by Alexander Sodiqov On 31 January 2014 @ 22:34 pm | 1 Comment
In Arts & Culture, Central Asia & Caucasus, Citizen Media, English, Freedom of Speech, Photography, Quick Reads, Uzbekistan
EurasiaNet.org presents “Twenty Photos Uzbekistan Does Not Want You to See “, a collection of black-and-white images by photojournalist Timur Karpov. The photos were removed  [ru] from a group exhibition at Tashkent's House of Photography two hours before the beginning of the show on January 25, apparently because they were deemed to be “undermining” national pride. Another photographer whose images were deemed “offensive” by the organizers of the show is Svetlana Ten. Her photos can be seen here .
Karpov is one of the eight activists who were detained  by Uzbek police on January 29, after an unsanctioned rally in support of protesters in Ukraine. Karpov was ordered  by court to pay a fine of around 1,000 US dollars and has now been released.
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 Twenty Photos Uzbekistan Does Not Want You to See: http://www.eurasianet.org/node/67997
 were removed: http://www.uznews.net/news_single.php?lng=ru&cid=33&nid=24879
 here: http://www.fergana.info/details.php?image_id=1492
 detained: http://globalvoicesonline.org/2014/01/31/disaster-for-supporters-of-ukraine-protests-in-uzbekistan/
 ordered: http://www.rferl.org/content/uzbekistan-photojournalist-son-missing/25247677.html
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