Human rights in central Asia

Central Asia is not often in the American public eye, but the region has some of the world’s most vicious dictatorships, the U.S. government is involved in the region, and the oppressed people of Uzbekistan and other Central Asian countries have the same right to justice as people anywhere.

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Why Do I Care?

News

Ali Feruz: Deportation reprieve for Uzbek journalist in Moscow by Sarah Rainsford for BBC News (August 2017)

Eurasia’s Latest Economic Reboot Can Be Found in Uzbekistan by Kenneth Rapoza for Forbes (September 2017)

Has Uzbekistant’s repressive government helped radicalize its emigrants and exiles? by John Heathershaw for The Conversation (November 2017)

Sources of Information

EurasiaNet

Choihona: independent news of Uzbekistan

Human Rights Society of Uzbekistan

Cotton Campaign: End Forced and Child Labor in Uzbekistan

Human Rights Watch reports on Kyrgyzstan

Human Rights Watch reports on Uzbekistan

Amnesty International reports on Kyrgyzstan

Amnesty International reports on Uzbekistan

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