Gulnara Karimova's son demands her right to defend herself
The son of Gulnara Karimova, once tipped to be Uzbekistan's leader, has called for his jailed mother to have her day in court.
Ms Karimova, the daughter of former president Islam Karimov, had been missing until last week when authorities confirmed her detention.
She has been ordered imprisoned for five years on corruption charges.
Now her son, Islam Karimov Junior, is calling for her legal right to fight the charges in public.
"Give my mother a right to defend herself," he told the BBC.
"Let her say her version... they're so scared of my mother, not only her voice, her... read more
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