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30 march 2016
On 22 March 2016 the Jizzak region criminal court heard the appeal of Aramais Avakian, Furkat Juraev, Bektemir Umurzakov ...
2 march 2016
The International Labour Rights Forum (ILRF) has granted the International Workers’ Rights Defenders Awards 2016 to Uzbek human rights ...
18 december 2015
Uktam Pardayev, an Uzbek human rights defender from Jizzak city, was charged with violation of two articles of the ...
1 december 2015
The investigation of the case of the Jizzakh human rights activist Uktam Pardayev is deadlocked. The investigator of the ...
1 december 2015
  The Kuhlhaus in Berlin is currently hosting the exhibition “BALAGAN!!! Contemporary art from the former Soviet Union and ...
16 november 2015
Today in Jizzak city, Uzbekistan, the police arrested human rights defender Uktam Pardayev after raiding his home and confiscating ...
3 november 2015
Dear Mr. President, I appeal to you not as a journalist and human rights activist, but as a woman, ...
15 september 2015
Umida Niyazova, True Heroe from Uzbekistan. Founder of German-based NGO Uzbek-German Forum for Human Rights (UGF). Harassed, imprisoned, forced ...
10 september 2015
Steve Swerdlow of Human Rights Watch speaks on the 10th anniversary of Andijan massacre and the current situation in ...
8 september 2015
Dear all Just to let you all know that have released our new video today. It is a doodle ...
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5 february 2018
An open letter from Uzbek human rights activists to the British sculptor Paul Day commissioned to commemorate former President ...
21 july 2016
As temperatures push 100 degrees F (44 C), teachers, doctors, and nurses are working in the cotton fields of ...
2 august 2017
by Jessica Evans, Senior Researcher/Advocate at Human Rights Watch for International Financial Institutions Originally published at Huffington Post and ...
14 september 2016
Karimov’s terrible misrule On August 31st The Times published the article “Nightmare in Tashkent”, in which it informs its ...