Interview with Bakhodir Khan Turkiston, leader of “Birdamlik” (Solidarity) People’s Democratic Movement of Uzbekistan – Dear Bakhodir Khan Turkiston, to be honest, your political views totally differ from most politicians’ political view. You stay loyal to your own political position throughout any political process. With your unusual views, you are able to upend the thoughts […]

Uzbekistan: Imprisoned Dissident Dies in Custody


June 23, 2017 9:00PM EDT Investigate Nuraddin Jumaniyazov’s Suspicious Death EXPAND Imprisoned Uzbek labor activists Nuraddin Jumaniyozov (right), who died in prison on December 31, 2016, and Fahriddin Tillayev. © 2014 Uzbek-German Forum for Human Rights (Bishkek) – The Uzbek government should immediately allow an independent investigation into the enforced disappearance and death in prison of a human […]

Mirziyayev is a continuer of Karimov’s policy


Interview with Bakhodir Khan Turkiston, a well-known Uzbek politician, Leader of the “Birdamlik” People’s Democratic Movement in Opposition. – Bakhodir Khan, it is now 6 months that our country is under ruling of a new president. It looks as if the President, who has been busy appointing the authorities to relevant positions by now, has […]

Demand Elena Urlaeva’s release and censure Uzbekistan!


  Cassandra Cavanaugh New York, NY (video courtesy of We the undersigned strongly urge the World Psychiatric Association to demand that the government of Uzbekistan immediately release Elena Urlaeva from forcible psychiatric detention, where she is being held in retaliation for, and in order to prevent her human rights activism. Ms. Urlaeva has been researching, […]

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2016


Uzbekistan EXECUTIVE SUMMARYS Uzbekistan is an authoritarian state with a constitution that provides for a presidential system with separation of powers among the executive, legislative, and judicial branches. The executive branch under former President Islam Karimov dominated political life and exercised nearly complete control over the other branches of government. On September 2, President Karimov […]

The political situation in Uzbekistan


  Now in Uzbekistan the unstable political situation. Start of the race for the presidency. The country is going through a time when everything can change to the other side.