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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.
1 Nov 13
Young children no longer seen, but older pupils still press-ganged for arduous autumn harvest.
15 Oct 13
Visitors feel weight of state surveillance.
3 Oct 13
He was freed from a police detention centre where staff had claimed they had no record of him.
1 Oct 13
As international rights groups raise the alarm, people in Uzbekistan share their concerns on social networking sites.
27 Sep 13
As uniformed police shrug their shoulders, human rights defender says Sergei Naumov may have been seized by secret service.
25 Sep 13
Official refusal to disclose Sergei Naumov’s location raises fears of ill-treatment.
19 Sep 13
Interview with Oinikhol Bobonazarova, a veteran NGO figure picked to stand against the current president.
16 Sep 13
Chronic under-investment in water management creates frequent supply cuts for residents of major town.
12 Sep 13
Leading members Russia and China ultimately have separate interests, especially when it comes to trade and energy deals in Central Asia.
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