Stories by the Author
Rent-a-Mob Protests in Central Asia
In Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan, police and politicians recruit women as professional campaigners or just as troublemakers.
6 Jan 12
Gold Dispute Won't Help Uzbekistan's Image
Government faces international court showdown with foreign mining firm.
24 Jun 11
Uzbekistan: Official Denial on Domestic Abuse
Shame culture leads women to accept cruel treatment in the home rather than resorting to courts.
31 Mar 10
Uzbekistan: Alarm at Rise in Cancer Cases
Medical staff complain of shortage of specialist care, medicines and hospital beds.
10 Feb 10
Uzbekistan Downplays Drug Problem
Government accused of underestimating number of heroin users and failing to support treatment programmes.
14 Dec 09