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Forced Labor Continues in World Bank Project Areas in Uzbekistan
June 27, 2017
Forced Labor Continues in World Bank Project Areas in Uzbekistan
In a new report, Human Rights Watch says the World Bank's Uzbekistan projects are tainted with forced labor.
Forced Labor Continues in World Bank Project Areas in Uzbekistan
Cotton and Loans: Bad Business in Uzbekistan
July 07, 2016
Cotton and Loans: Bad Business in Uzbekistan
A complaint against an IFC project sheds light on the opaque financial systems underlying Uzbekistan's cotton industry.
Cotton and Loans: Bad Business in Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan: White Gold, Dirty Business
April 01, 2016
Uzbekistan: White Gold, Dirty Business
Forced labor and financial opacity are the greatest sins of Uzbekistan’s cotton industry.
Uzbekistan: White Gold, Dirty Business
What’s the Verdict on Forced Labor in Uzbekistan’s Cotton Harvest?
December 02, 2015
What’s the Verdict on Forced Labor in Uzbekistan’s Cotton Harvest?
The risks of forced labor are real, but people tend to keep silent.
What’s the Verdict on Forced Labor in Uzbekistan’s Cotton Harvest?
Forced Labor Persists in Uzbek Cotton Harvest
September 25, 2015
Forced Labor Persists in Uzbek Cotton Harvest
Tashkent continues to coerce citizens into picking cotton, and harass human rights activists making not of it.
Forced Labor Persists in Uzbek Cotton Harvest
Has Uzbekistan Made Progress in Ending Forced Labor?
July 28, 2015
Has Uzbekistan Made Progress in Ending Forced Labor?
The U.S. upgraded the country in its annual human trafficking report, saying it is making “significant efforts.”
Has Uzbekistan Made Progress in Ending Forced Labor?
Uzbekistan’s Bravest Woman Beaten by Police
June 05, 2015
Uzbekistan’s Bravest Woman Beaten by Police
Elena Urlaeva was taking pictures of people forced to labor in Uzbekistan’s cotton fields.
Uzbekistan’s Bravest Woman Beaten by Police
April 15, 2008
Punjabi by Nature
Proponents of genetically modified (GM) cotton, claim that India’s so called GM Green Revolution has been a huge success.
Punjabi by Nature
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