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New Opposition Party in Uzbekistan Denied Registration, Again
June 22, 2021

New Opposition Party in Uzbekistan Denied Registration, Again

By Catherine Putz
The Truth and Progress party, after being rejected in April, re-applied but was again rejected by the Ministry of Justice.

Uzbekistan: Opposition Erk Party Wants in on October Presidential Election
April 06, 2021

Uzbekistan: Opposition Erk Party Wants in on October Presidential Election

By Catherine Putz
The last time an Uzbek president faced a serious challenger was in 1991. Erk hasn’t been allowed to front a candidate since.
There Won’t be Political Reform in Uzbekistan. Here’s Why
December 22, 2020

There Won’t be Political Reform in Uzbekistan. Here’s Why

By Dilmira Matyakubowa
Genuine reform takes place not through quashing free thinkers and critics but in encouraging and even embracing them. 

Checking in on Uzbekistan’s Political Progress in 2020: An Interview With Farkhod Tolipov
December 15, 2020

Checking in on Uzbekistan’s Political Progress in 2020: An Interview With Farkhod Tolipov

By Catherine Putz
"Despite obvious advancement in reforms in various spheres, one direction of reforms remains very slow: it is the sphere of political reforms."

Uzbek Parliament Approves EAEU Observer Status
May 04, 2020

Uzbek Parliament Approves EAEU Observer Status

By Umida Hashimova
The parliament of Uzbekistan approved observer status to the EAEU. Could it be just a deferment on membership?

Reform in Uzbekistan: An Interview with Farkhod Tolipov
January 08, 2020

Reform in Uzbekistan: An Interview with Farkhod Tolipov

By Catherine Putz
With Uzbek politics in the news, an Uzbek political analyst reflects on the evolution of the countrys’ political and party systems.

Final Tally on Uzbekistan’s New Parliament: A 2014 Repeat?
January 07, 2020

Final Tally on Uzbekistan’s New Parliament: A 2014 Repeat?

By Catherine Putz
By the numbers, Uzbekistan's new parliament is very much like the previous one.
After a Smooth Election, Real Challenges Still Ahead for Uzbekistan
December 23, 2019

After a Smooth Election, Real Challenges Still Ahead for Uzbekistan

By Catherine Putz
Some voters in Tashkent have high hopes while others are more cynical that the flashy election will result in a new kind of politics.

Uzbekistan Gears Up For Parliamentary Elections Like Never Before
December 21, 2019

Uzbekistan Gears Up For Parliamentary Elections Like Never Before

By Catherine Putz
The polls, without any opposition or independent candidates, won't be completely free and fair. But they are a step forward.

Uzbekistan’s Parties Take the Stage to Debate
November 20, 2019

Uzbekistan’s Parties Take the Stage to Debate

By Umida Hashimova
Heading toward parliamentary elections, Uzbekistan holds first debate among five running parties.

Charting Progress in Mirziyoyev’s Uzbekistan
September 01, 2019

Charting Progress in Mirziyoyev’s Uzbekistan

By Steve Swerdlow
Three years of frenzied reform activity have certainly made a difference, but much work remains to be done.
Uzbek Activists Urge Caution in Returning Gulnara’s Ill-Gotten Gains
July 30, 2019

Uzbek Activists Urge Caution in Returning Gulnara’s Ill-Gotten Gains

By Catherine Putz
As reports stir of pending asset returns, a group of activists urge international stakeholders to be cautious in how they proceed.

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