Category: Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan

Tashkent Education Officials Apparently Behind Online Praising Of Uzbek President

Officials of the Tashkent City Education Department may be behind hundreds of electronic messages sent by local teachers praising efforts by Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoev and several state bodies to slow the spread of the coronavirus in the Central Asian nation. RFE/RL’s Uzbek Service has been inundated with the messages, the majority of which had […]

Uzbekistan

Governments In Eastern Europe, Central Asia Continue ‘Extensive Offensive’ Against Human Rights, Amnesty Says

Many governments across Eastern Europe and Central Asia have pursued an “extensive offensive” against human rights, deploying draconian tactics and tools of the state to suppress protests, freedom of expression, and civil society, Amnesty International says in its annual regional review.But while human rights defenders, journalists, nongovernmental organizations, and protesters faced mounting pressure in 2019, […]

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