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Last Chance for Justice

Human rights activist Azimjan Askarov was imprisoned in Kyrgyzstan in 2010 for a crime he says he did not commit. Ever since then, his wife Hadicha has campaigned tirelessly for his release.

Human rights activist Azimjan Askarov was imprisoned in Kyrgyzstan in 2010 for a crime he says he did not commit. Ever since then, his wife Hadicha has campaigned tirelessly for his release. Now she sees one last chance for justice, in an appeal hearing at the country's supreme court. But as Hadicha prepares for the verdict, coronavirus is spreading across Kyrgyzstan, stopping Hadicha's prison visits and putting 69-year-old Azimjan at risk. Our World follows an extraordinary story of love, courage - and never giving up.

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