Dauletmurat Tajimuratov is a Karakalpak human rights defender and lawyer. He is a prominent community leader in the Independent Republic of Karakalpakstan. He worked as an editor at a newspaper named El Khyzmetinde (In the Service of the People). Dauletmurat Tajimuratov’s human rights work includes protection of the rights of the Karakalpak national minority in Uzbekistan. He was one of the leaders of the peaceful protests in Nukus in 2022 aimed at protecting Karakalpakstan’s status as an independent republic.