Farmonov and Karamatov work for the Human Rights Society of Uzbekistan (HRSU). They were arrested on April 29, soon after they had published a report on the abuse of farmers' rights in Jizzakh region.
The HRSU denies the accusations brought against its two members, saying they are politically motivated.
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