Urinboy Usmonov
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BBC reporter detained in Tajikistan

BBC journalists will hold a vigil in London to demand the release of one their colleagues who has been detained by the security services in Tajikistan.

The Tajik authorities picked up Urinboy Usmonov on 14 June 2011 and have now formally accused him of association with an extremist Islamic group.

The BBC has condemned his detention and has said the allegations are completely unfounded.

Richard Galpin reports.

  • 22 Jun 2011
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