Uzbekistan Human Rights


IWPR has worked in Uzbekistan for more than a decade, trying to create space for open debate in an enviroment marked by oppression and heavy censorhip. Our latest project there. Opening Public Space Through Media, seeks to promote freedom of expression and a stronger civil society, by training independent journalists and rights defenders.

Права человека в Узбекистане


Проект Открытие публичной сферы с помощью медиа является продолжающимся проектом IWPR по Узбекистану с целью поощрения свободы слова путем обучения журналистов и правозащитников, подготовки репортажей и укрепления гражданского общества в этой стране.

30 Jan 14
Human rights groups act on behalf of frightened victims.
27 Jan 14
Activists put their own safety at risk by helping others.
5 Dec 13
Rights groups say “corrective labour” is becoming routine for short sentences as well as long ones.
30 Nov 13
Shuhrat Ghaniev says EU could be useful “moderator” between authorities and NGOs.
Cotton harvest in Uzbekistan, autumn 2013. (Photo: IWPR)
1 Nov 13
Young children no longer seen, but older pupils still press-ganged for arduous autumn harvest.
Sergei Naumov. (Photo: IWPR)
3 Oct 13
He was freed from a police detention centre where staff had claimed they had no record of him.
Sergei Naumov. (Photo: IWPR) Entrance to Angren's water treatment plant. (Photo: Georgy Vitryakov) Sergei Naumov. (Photo: IWPR) Sergei Naumov. (Photo: IWPR) Cotton harvest in Uzbekistan, autumn 2013. (Photo: IWPR)