The human rights defender and journalist died on February 7, 2002 on the 22nd day of his hunger strike, which he announced as a protest against the transfer of Kyrgyz
Ombudsman of Kyrgyzstan Kubatbek Otorbaev noted the special contribution of Sheraly Nazarkulov to the human rights work and strengthening of country’s independence. Participants of the meeting watched a film about the human rights defender’s activity.
This event takes place every year.
Relatives, human rights activists, writers came to pay tributes to Sheraly Nazarkulov.