Uzbekistan

21.01.2016

Uzbek slavery and the World Bank

Uzbek slavery and the World Bank

Dear reader, At the end of last year we took our fight against modern slavery right to the World Bank to address forced labour found in its projects in Uzbekistan.  Alongside our partner, the Cotton Campaign, we projected a showcase of striking images and videos of Uzbek slavery onto… »

26.02.2014

Daewoo Corp.: Stop Supporting Slavery in Uzbekistan!

Daewoo Corp.: Stop Supporting Slavery in Uzbekistan!

Daewoo International Corporation, the largest single processor of cotton from Uzbekistan, has acknowledged it purchases Uzbek cotton harvested using forced labor. Yet Daewoo continues to reap direct benefits from the authoritarian Uzbek government for its investment in the cotton sector, and earn profits from trading in tainted cotton… »

07.03.2013

Uzbekistan: Kerry Should Raise Rights Abuses at Talks

Uzbekistan: Kerry Should Raise Rights Abuses at Talks

US Secretary of State John Kerry should publicly express concern about Uzbekistan’s deteriorating human rights situation during his meeting with the Uzbek foreign minister on March 12, 2013, and press for concrete improvements, Human Rights Watch said today. Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Komilov and other high-level Uzbek officials will… »

06.12.2012

Uzbekistan: Free Political Prisoners on Constitution Day

Uzbekistan: Free Political Prisoners on Constitution Day

(Paris, December 6, 2012) – The Uzbek government should unconditionally release all of its political prisoners on the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the country’s constitution on December 8, 2012, human rights groups said today. Freeing the country’s many political prisoners would demonstrate a genuine commitment to… »

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