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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.
Khiva, a well-preserved walled town in northwest Uzbekistan. (Photo: Nargiza Ryskulova)
15 Oct 13
Visitors feel weight of state surveillance.
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)
1 Oct 13
As international rights groups raise the alarm, people in Uzbekistan share their concerns on social networking sites.
Sergei Naumov. (Photo: IWPR)
27 Sep 13
As uniformed police shrug their shoulders, human rights defender says Sergei Naumov may have been seized by secret service.
Sergei Naumov. (Photo: IWPR)
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.
Entrance to Angren's water treatment plant. (Photo: Georgy Vitryakov)
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.