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 […]
Uzbek opposition leader Bakhodir Choriev: Change without political reforms is useless
There will be no economic growth and progress in Uzbekistan in the next ten years, since the new president Shavkat Mirziyoyev continues the path of his predecessor Islam Karimov ‘without political reforms,’ which the country needs as air. They must be carried out first; otherwise any other changes will be useless. It was stated by […]
Islam Karimov created a dictatorship and Shavkat Mirziyoyev will continue his work
After sudden death of Islam Karimov on August 28 2016 (this fact was announced later on September 2) at a joint meeting of the Senate and Oliy Majlis (Parliament) of the Republic of Uzbekistan on September 8 2016, against the provisions of article 96 of the Constitution of the republic of Uzbekistan, which reads: […]
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 Fergana.ru) 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.
Where is Karimov’s daughter Gulnara Karimova?
After the death of the previous president Islam Karimov, the question immediately arises, who will be the next president of Uzbekistan. Some sources write that one of the possible candidates is Gulnara Karimova, the eldest daughter of the late president.
“BIRDAMLIK” PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC MOVEMENT: EVERY CITIZEN SHOULD HAVE THE RIGHT OF PROPERTY
On August 8, 2016 it was the first time that the Legislative House and Senate of Oliy Majlis (Parliament) of the Republic of Uzbekistan held a joint meeting in Tashkent without attendance of the deceased first President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov, who continuously ruled the country over the past 25 years in […]
Islam Karimov’s funeral: step by step
Rumors about the death of the President of Uzbekistan appeared in late August. Islam Karimov was hospitalized in critical health condition. August, 28 – reported that Karimov is sick, and there were rumors that he had died. We could not confirm this information. August 29, several reliable sources have confirmed information about the fact that […]