PRI's The World Geo Quiz today references Gulnara Karimova, daughter of President Islam Karimov, dictator of Uzbekistan:
Karimova uses embroidered trims, and traditional blends of cotton and silk to reflect her Central Asian culture. And she’s got big plans to open Guli boutiques in her hometown of Tashkent.
All of that is causing a firestorm of controversy. That’s because the designer is also the president’s daughter. He’s been labeled a brutal dictator by human rights groups.
MORE: With an interview with Steve Swerdlow of Human Rights Watch.