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22 May 15
A young man is seized by government forces while on his way to an exam.
18 May 15
Registration system for people living abroad seen as Big Brother move.
15 May 15
Current laws ban racist and similar remarks, but not verbal attacks on LGBTI people.
Protesters covered the Uzbek embassy in London in red paint after the Andijan killings. May 17, 2005. (Photo: Bruno Vincent/Getty Images)
Comment
13 May 15
After shooting down protesters in 2005, Uzbekistan’s government concluded that repression works, that historical truth can be suppressed, and that no one will really care in the long run.
10 May 15
One arrested, two jailed, one ordered to stay in detention after more than a year without trial.
Islamic University in Dushanbe, where women can wear Muslim headscarves. (Photo: Humairo Bakhtiyor)
1 May 15
The idea that banning Islamic forms of dress will eliminate extremism is facile, experts say.
IWPR training event in Osh, April 2015. (Photo: IWPR)
30 Apr 15
Series of events designed to create common ground between journalists and human rights community.
24 Apr 15
As the European Games approach, the government tries to accentuate the positive and silence critics.
Intiqam Aliyev. (Photo: Abbas Atilay)
23 Apr 15
“Arrests can take away our freedom, but not our desire to be free” - human rights defender Intiqam Aliyev
Oinikhol Bobonazarova. (Photo: Galim Faskhutdinov)
Interview
17 Apr 15
In the midst of crisis, authorities seem to be prioritising unnecessary, bad laws.

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