Uznews.net – Samarkand’s psychiatric hospital is continuing the forced treatment and confinement of Jamshid Karimov, an independent journalist and President Islam Karimov’s nephew, a hospital source said.
Information about his release spread by sources in Jizak Region few days ago has turned out to be fake.
The source told Uznews.net today that Jamshid Karimov, 41, was still in hospital and there were no signs of his release.
“Jamshid is in hospital. We do not know when he will be discharged,” the source said.
Information on his release from the psychiatric hospital was first circulated last Saturday when it was reported that two activists of the Ezgulik society Dilmurod Muhitdinov from Andijan Region and Mamarajab Nazarov from Jizak Region were released from prison. They both were sentenced to five years in 2006.
The news about the release of Muhitdinov and Nazarov was soon confirmed by their lawyers and relatives, whereas no-one could manage to learn about the future of Jamshid Karimov. Continue reading »