Statement on the Death of Attorney Polina Braunerg

The United States Embassy in Tashkent expresses its most sincere condolences to family, friends and colleagues of Almalyk-based attorney Polina Braunerg, who passed away at the age of 69. Braunerg had an honorable career defending the rights of human rights activists and others in Uzbekistan’s legal system.

Polina Vasilyevna will be deeply missed, and her contributions will not be forgotten. Our thoughts are with her son, Nikita.