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OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Uzbekistan

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Political purge in Uzbekistan (20.10.2006)

(Quelle: ISN) Almost a year-and-a-half after Uzbek government troops killed hundreds of unarmed civilians in Andijan, it once again assumed the appearance of an occupied city, amid President Islam Karimov’s purge of the regional governor. The president’s reliance on heavy-handed methods...

West wants to reopen dialogue with Uzbekistan: diplomats (31.08.2006)

(Quelle: Washington Post) The West is seeking ways to re-engage in dialogue with Uzbekistan, a strategic Central Asian state which has been in international isolation after a bloody government crackdown last year, diplomats said. Washington and Brussels suspended high-level contacts with Uzbekistan...

'Non-interference' in Uzbekistan (19.05.2006)

(Quelle: ISN) As Western countries marked the first anniversary of the violence in Andijon on 13 May with a renewed commitment to sanctions against the regime of Uzbek President Islam Karimov, Uzbekistan's state-controlled press lashed out at what it described as 'information aggression.'...

US calls for Uzbek killings probe (13.05.2006)

(Quelle: BBC) The US has said Uzbekistan still owes an explanation for the killing of civilians by soldiers in the city of Andijan on 13 May one year ago. The State Department repeated calls for an international inquiry into what relatives said was the machine gunning of a crowd without warning....

UN official says torture still used in Uzbekistan (10.04.2006)

(Quelle: RFE / RL) The UN's special rapporteur on torture, Manfred Nowak, has accused Uzbek law enforcement authorities of continuing to use torture. 'I think there is ample evidence that both police and other security forces have been and are continuing to systematically practice torture, in...

UNHCR muss das Land verlassen (22.03.2006)

(Quelle: taz) Die usbekische Regierung hat das Flüchtlingshilfswerk UNHCR nach dessen Angaben aufgefordert, das Land binnen eines Monats zu verlassen. Die Behörden hätten dem UNHCR am Freitag mitgeteilt, dass es sein Büro in Taschkent schließen müsse, erklärte...

EU concerned at opposition jailings in Uzbekistan (10.03.2006)

(Quelle: RFE/RL) In a March 10 statement, the EU presidency says it has 'learned with concern' about the March 6 conviction of Sanjar Umarov, head of the opposition Sunshine Uzbekistan coalition and the March 1 sentencing of Nodira Hidoyatova, the coalition's coordinator. Both were imprisoned for...