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OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Uzbekistan

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Uzbek President Karimov sworn in (16.01.2008)

(Quelle: BBC) Mr Karimov received 88.1% of the vote in an election where he faced no serious opposition and where the media was under state control. He has already spent the maximum two terms in office and he gave no reason as to why he was able to run again.

OSZE kritisiert Wahlen in Usbekistan (25.12.2007)

(Quelle: NZZ) Die Präsidentenwahl in Usbekistan ist nach Angaben der Organisation für Sicherheit und Zusammenarbeit in Europa (OSZE) nicht nach demokratischen Standards verlaufen. Die Abstimmung habe in einem politisch streng kontrollierten Umfeld stattgefunden, das einer echten...

Uzbek president wins third term (24.12.2007)

(Quelle: BBC) The President of Uzbekistan, Islam Karimov, has been declared the winner of Sunday's general election. He won 88.1% of the vote in a poll which foreign election monitors said failed to meet democratic standards. Under the Uzbek constitution Mr Karimov has already had the maximum two...

Leader nominated again (07.11.2007)

(Quelle: New York Times) Delegates at a congress of the Liberal Democratic Party voted unanimously to nominate President Islam A. Karimov to run in the Dec. 23 presidential election, the Interfax news agency reported.

Rights groups condemn easing of EU sanctions (16.10.2007)

(Quelle: RFE / RL) Rights groups and other critics have reacted with anger and dismay to a European Union decision to ease sanctions on Uzbekistan. The penalties were imposed two years ago in the wake of the killings of protesters in the Uzbek city of Andijon. But on October 15, EU foreign...

Field of presidential hopefuls wider, not deeper (29.09.2007)

(Quelle: RFE / RL) Just days into the official campaign period for Uzbekistan's dubious presidential election scheduled for December, doubts have emerged about the true prospects of those who have officially or unofficially announced their candidacies. Little, if anything, is known about the six...

Uzbekistan gears up for elections (21.09.2007)

(Quelle: BBC) Official preparations for the presidential election in Uzbekistan have begun, the government says. The long-awaited vote will take place on 23 December. It is not yet clear who the candidates will be and whether President Islam Karimov, long-time ruler of the Central Asian republic,...