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Faiziniso Vokhidova

HRD, Lawyer

Faiziniso Vokhidova is a human rights lawyer working on cases of torture, media freedom as well as human rights violations by state authorities. She has publicly criticised state officials and denounced corruption within the judicial system. In 2011, she represented Mr Urunboy Usmonov, a BBC journalist in Tajikistan who faced charges of complicity with the activities of banned Islamist organisation, Hizb ut-Tahrir, and who was eventually pardoned by the President of Tajikistan following national and international pressure.