Update #1 ·

Update on November 19, 2012

Thanks to everyone who signed our petition. The latest news in Azimjon Askarov's case is that his lawyers are now challenging his lifelong imprisonment at the UN Human Rights Committee.

Read more on the Open Society Foundations website:
http://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/press-releases/azimjan-askarov-takes-his-torture-and-unfair-trial-kyrgyzstan-human-rights-committee. Also read more on the Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/committee-to-protect-journalists/azimjon-askarov-seeks-jus_b_2131973.html.

Please share these updates with your colleagues and encourage them to sign on. Help us get to our goal of 5,000 signatures in the next 11 days.

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