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Inga Sikorskaya

Inga Sikorskaya
Senior Editor, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan

Inga Sikorskaya joined IWPR in 2006 for the launch of News Briefing Central Asia, and is now senior editor for Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. She leads IWPR’s reporting from these closed authoritarian states, and manages relationships with reporters and civil society activists there. A career journalist, Inga worked as a TV and radio reporter, freelance journalist and media consultant before coming to IWPR.

Stories by the author

Businessman Abubakr Azizkhodzhaev was imprisoned in Tajikistan. (Photo: Human Rights Watch)
Inga Sikorskaya
16 Sep 16
Regimes are jumping on an anti-incitement bandwagon to silence critics.
Inga Sikorskaya. (Photo: IWPR)
Inga Sikorskaya
16 Jun 16
The government wants to control people’s lives both online and offline.
Prison visit time in Uzbekistan. (Photo: IWPR)
Inga Sikorskaya
30 Oct 14
Rights groups insist that international pressure is the only hope of moderating regimes’ brutal behaviour, and that now would be a good time to apply it.
Many Central Asians work in the building industry in Russia. (Photo: Zarina Khushvaqt)
Siyovush Qosimzoda, Saule Mukhametrakhimova, Inga Sikorskaya, Timur Toktonaliev
13 Jun 14
For most, Islam is a uniting force in an alien society, though some experts warn of Islamic radicalisation risk.
Anti-government demonstrators in Independence square February 22, 2014 in Kiev, Ukraine. (Photo: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty)
Inga Sikorskaya, Timur Toktonaliev, Nazarali Pirnazarov, Gaziza Baituova
11 Mar 14
While local leaders do not want to go against Moscow, the spectacle of Russian troops entering a former Soviet state is unsettling.
Inga Sikorskaya
31 Jan 14
Row sheds light on hidden power struggles as presidential election approaches.
Inga Sikorskaya
30 Nov 13
Shuhrat Ghaniev says EU could be useful “moderator” between authorities and NGOs.
Sergei Naumov. (Photo: IWPR)
Inga Sikorskaya
3 Oct 13
He was freed from a police detention centre where staff had claimed they had no record of him.
Sergei Naumov. (Photo: IWPR)
Inga Sikorskaya
1 Oct 13
As international rights groups raise the alarm, people in Uzbekistan share their concerns on social networking sites.
Sergei Naumov. (Photo: IWPR)
Inga Sikorskaya
27 Sep 13
As uniformed police shrug their shoulders, human rights defender says Sergei Naumov may have been seized by secret service.