The eldest daughter of the first President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov — Gulnara Karimova — has died as a result of poisoning, reported on Tuesday, November 22, the website of the «Center-1» with reference to employee of the national security Service (SNB) of Uzbekistan.
According to journalists, the 44-year-old woman was poisoned and died 5 Nov. The night of the same day she was buried in the cemetery «Minor» in Tashkent, and her grave was razed to the ground, the article says.
The Agency FlashNord with reference to the human rights organization of Uzbekistan Press Freedom Group also reports in his official Twitter that Gulnara Karimova died November 5, «after the poisoning».
Information about the death of Gulnara Karimova spreading in social networks. So, in the Twitter account «Show Gulnara!» activists demand to present the woman to the public or at least to publish recorded her video message.
One Twitter account registered in the name of Gulnara Karimova in October 2016, on the night of 22 November, there was a picture on which she is depicted with the phone. However, the «Center-1» found in the Network the original of this picture Karimova, made in 2014. In the increased in the last days of account activity reporters saw possible evidence that information about the death of the daughter of Islam Karimov, may be true.
Previously, the account opened on behalf of Gulnara Karimova, was exposed by the journalists of radio «Freedom» as a fake. They noted that someone to «post text, photos and manuscripts with a clearly forged signature.» «Importantly, the fate of Gulnara Karimova remains unknown. «Princess» might still imprisoned in the tower, where she awaits a meeting with old age and death. Or maybe it already was not», — said at the time in the article.
Recall, the eldest daughter of Uzbekistan’s President Islam Karimov has previously worked in the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Republic. Over the years, Gulnara Karimova presented the country in the UN and in Spain. In addition, she studied jewelry design and has performed on stage under the pseudonym «Gugusha».
Until the fall of 2013, Gulnara Karimova has been a successful entrepreneur. Under her control were the TV channels, radio stations and fashion stores, and the media called her one of the most influential women in Central Asia.
However, in November 2013 Karimova, according to the journalists, fallen out of favour to the father and suddenly lost everything. In mass media repeatedly there were appeals made on behalf of itself Karimova, which said that her and her daughter security forces keep in your own home, forbidden to leave the room and chat with strangers. In one of such appeals Karimov wrote that is actually under house arrest.
The Agency «Fergana», reporting on the establishment of a public Fund named Islam Karimov, his widow and youngest daughter Lola Karimova-Tillyaeva was reminded that for more than two years there is no reliable information about the eldest daughter of the former President. Where is Gulnara Karimova, what, exactly is unknown. Presumably, she is under house arrest in Tashkent, wrote the Agency.
As noted by the press, after the death of Islam Karimov, September 2, Gulnara and her children appeared at a funeral in Samarkand. The media also noticed that the future leader of the country Shavkat Mirziyoev, expressing in Parliament condolences to the family of Karimov did not name Gulnara, mentioning only her sister Lola.
Media reported about the poisoning and death of Gulnara Karimova 22.11.2016