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Prison visit time in Uzbekistan. (Photo: IWPR)
28 Feb 14
Authorities fail to treat or even isolate sufferers.
28 Feb 14
Recent death in detention highlights routine use of torture against suspects.
Newspaper kiosk in Uzbekistan. (Photo: IWPR)
27 Feb 14
Despite years of censorship and total state control, the authorities still feel the need to warn reporters not to stray into sensitive areas.
31 Jan 14
Row sheds light on hidden power struggles as presidential election approaches.
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.


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Young people protesting in front of the parliament building in Tbilisi, condemning the raids organised by the Georgian police at Bassiani night club. Some demonstrators compared it with the Russian style crackdowns and held placards saying "We do not need another Putin here". (Photo: IWPR)
What was behind the demonstrations that led to the brink of “civil war”?