Syndicated News from Uzbekistan
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 16:58:07 GMT
Uzbekistan: Free Political Prisoners, End TortureHuman Rights WatchJournalists, rights defenders, writers, opposition figures, and religious believers are languishing behind bars because of their peaceful activities, and many of them have suffered torture or ill-treatment. Freeing political prisoners for Constitution ...
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 08:28:25 GMT
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 07:29:25 GMT
Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan: Cold leaders, warm tiesAsia Times OnlineTwo of the most despotic leaders in the world sit atop the governments of Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, according to rights groups. But in sharp contrast to the way they regard their respective peoples, Turkmenistan's Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov and ...and more »
Tue, 03 Dec 2013 16:44:03 GMT
Turkmenistan & Uzbekistan: Cold Leaders, Warm TiesEurasiaNetChinese businessmen, on their way to western Uzbekistan, take a cigarette break at the Samarkand train station in mid July 2013. Uzbekistan hopes to secure a railway agreement with Turkmenistan that could eventually link China to Iran. (Photo: Dean C.K ...
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 17:26:10 GMT
LUKoil plans $5Bln Investment in UzbekistanThe Moscow TimesLUKoil, Russia's second-largest oil producer, plans to invest some $5 billion in projects in Uzbekistan over the next five years, local media reported Wednesday. The news came a day after talks between the Central Asian country's president, Islam ...
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 19:01:40 GMT
Hard Labour for Uzbekistan's Religious DissidentsInstitute for War and Peace ReportingPeople arrested for ?religious crimes? in Uzbekistan are commonly forced to carry out manual work as part of their punishment. Human rights groups say they have seen an increase in ?corrective labour? orders ? allowed as part of certain sentences ...and more »
Wed, 20 Nov 2013 04:11:24 GMT
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Wed, 27 Nov 2013 23:01:14 GMT
Cotton slavery: 11 die in Uzbekistan harvest, report saysToronto StarThis year, Uzbekistan harvested 3.35 million tonnes of cotton. The country is the world's fifth-largest exporter of cotton and earns $1 billion (U.S.) annually in exports. About 70 per cent of the cotton goes to China and Bangladesh, two of the world's ...and more »
Thu, 21 Nov 2013 18:34:14 GMT
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