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Conservative Religious Bloggers Detained in Uzbekistan
September 06, 2018
Conservative Religious Bloggers Detained in Uzbekistan
The arrests cast a pall on Uzbekistan's reform efforts and illustrate the boundaries of Tashkent's tolerance for debate.
Conservative Religious Bloggers Detained in Uzbekistan
Uzbek Officials Discuss Human Rights in Washington
May 15, 2018
Uzbek Officials Discuss Human Rights in Washington
A few years ago such a panel -- seating a human rights researcher next to an Uzbek official -- would have been unthinkable.
Uzbek Officials Discuss Human Rights in Washington
In Uzbekistan, Abdullaev Case Concludes With Freedom
May 08, 2018
In Uzbekistan, Abdullaev Case Concludes With Freedom
The defendants were set free; the judge ordered the state security service to look into its “violations” during the investigation.
In Uzbekistan, Abdullaev Case Concludes With Freedom
Journalist's Detention a Test Case for Uzbek Regime on Human Rights
February 15, 2018
Journalist's Detention a Test Case for Uzbek Regime on Human Rights
Bobomurod Abdullaev, a journalist, was detained in September 2017 by Uzbekistan's secret police.
Journalist's Detention a Test Case for Uzbek Regime on Human Rights
Uzbek Exile Immediately Detained Upon Return
September 27, 2017
Uzbek Exile Immediately Detained Upon Return
Reform? Thaw? A few steps forward, a few steps back.
Uzbek Exile Immediately Detained Upon Return
Uzbekistan After Islam Karimov: What to Expect
September 27, 2016
Uzbekistan After Islam Karimov: What to Expect
Katie Putz joins The Diplomat's Ankit Panda for a conversation on Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan.
Uzbekistan After Islam Karimov: What to Expect
Remember Andijan and Bekzhanov: Islam Karimov and the Tragedy of Uzbekistan
September 03, 2016
Remember Andijan and Bekzhanov: Islam Karimov and the Tragedy of Uzbekistan
Anna Neistat, who visited Uzbekistan in the aftermath of the 2005 Andijan massacre, reflects on Islam Karimov's death.
Remember Andijan and Bekzhanov: Islam Karimov and the Tragedy of 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
Forced Labor Remains Endemic in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan
July 01, 2016
Forced Labor Remains Endemic in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan
The two countries were downgraded in the U.S. State Department's annual Trafficking in Persons report.
Forced Labor Remains Endemic in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan
Security Tops German Foreign Minister’s Agenda in Central Asia
March 30, 2016
Security Tops German Foreign Minister’s Agenda in Central Asia
The minister is visiting Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan this week.
Security Tops German Foreign Minister’s Agenda in Central Asia
Uzbek Foreign Minister in Washington for Consultations
January 21, 2016
Uzbek Foreign Minister in Washington for Consultations
There’s plenty to discuss, such as the 5 year coverup of the death of a political prisoner.
Uzbek Foreign Minister in Washington for Consultations
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?
What Should US Policy in Central Asia Be?
June 29, 2015
What Should US Policy in Central Asia Be?
Continued pressure and broader engagement are crucial.
What Should US Policy in Central Asia Be?
UN Chief Begins Central Asia Tour Amid Rights Concerns
June 10, 2015
UN Chief Begins Central Asia Tour Amid Rights Concerns
Ban Ki-moon is traveling to all five Central Asian states and will work hard to avoid one big elephant.
UN Chief Begins Central Asia Tour Amid Rights Concerns
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