Funeral services were held over the weekend for Islam Karimov, the 78-year-old former president of Uzbekistan. He ruled the central Asian nation for nearly three decades.
His regime was described as one of the most brutal to emerge out of the collapse of the Soviet Union. One of his daughters was believed to be his successor, but it's believed she's under house arrest.
Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with the BBC's Hamid Ismailov.
This segment aired on September 7, 2016. The audio for this segment is not available.