EURASIA LIFT

Human Rights Issues in Eurasia / Правовые Вопросы В Регионах Евразии

Uzbekistan – Photo Gallery With Comments

Posted by Info on 02/11/2010

8 photos here
– photo of the graves with the bodies of local residents killed in the massacre at Andijan in 2005
– photo from the mass trial
– photo of the President
Uzbek President Islam Karimov, a dictator, is notorious for his brutality. Transparency International has declared Uzbekistan to be one of the seven most corrupt countries in the world. Reporters Without Borders rates Uzbekistan 160th out of 175 countries when it comes to freedom of the press, and the conservative US Heritage Foundation puts Uzbekistan in 158th place in its ranking of countries on the basis of economic freedom.

Human rights organizations like Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch are sharply critical of Uzbekistan for brutal child labor in the cotton fields, systematic torture and arbitrary court decisions.

photo nr 6
Former British Ambassador to Uzebekistan Craig Murray and his beloved collection of whiskey:

“No government has the right to use the war against terrorism as an excuse for the persecution of those with a deep personal commitment to the Islamic religion, and who pursue their views by peaceful means. Sadly, the large majority of those wrongly imprisoned in Uzbekistan fall into this category.”


British Ambassador To Uzbekistan Should Be Deeply Ashamed Of Himself – read more here

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