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A market provides a microcosm of part-time, seasonal or informal employment.
State oppression is combined with indifference from local human rights groups.
The country’s recent parliamentary elections show process of tentative change is real.
Conservative values and censorship means that artists and performers are tightly regulated.
Hopes for hi-tech entrepreneurship as an emerging market.
13 Jun 14
For most, Islam is a uniting force in an alien society, though some experts warn of Islamic radicalisation risk.
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.
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.
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