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Uzbekistan: Killing of Teenager Sparks Unprecedented Outcry

A picture of Zhasur Ibragimov posted on a Change.org petition calling for a thorough investigation into the attack that led to the 18-year old's death. (Photo: Change.org)

In a highly unusual show of public indignation in Uzbekistan, a clamor is rising for the police to undertake a thorough investigation into the killing of an 18-year old student.

Over the weekend, a large amount of internet users in the country has been sharing images of a smiling Zhasur Ibragimov, who was hospitalized on the evening of May 3 after sustaining what his relatives say was a beating meted out by fellow students at a medical college.

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Uzbekistan: Killing of Teenager Sparks Unprecedented Outcry

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