UZBEK COTTON HARVEST 2022: NO SYSTEMATIC FORCED LABOR OF PICKERS BUT GOVERNMENT CONTROL OF THE COTTON SECTOR PUTS FARMERS AND WORKERS AT RISK
During the 2022 cotton harvest, Uzbek Forum monitors found no evidence of systematic, government-imposed forced labor for the second consecutive year.
COTTON CHRONICLE 2022: OBSERVATIONS OF UZBEKISTAN’S COTTON HARVEST
The annual cotton harvest in Uzbekistan, which began in stages in early September, is coming to an end. According to the Ministry of Agriculture, 21,379 brigades covering nearly two million pickers were formed for the 2022 cotton harvest season. According to the daily...
New Civil Society Report on Uzbekistan Calls for Independent Institutions as well as Enhanced Transparency and CSO Participation in Asset Recovery Processes
Uzbekistan has enacted significant reforms in recent years to enhance its legislative framework with regard to implementing Chapter II (preventive measures) of the UN Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC). However, widespread nepotism, political interference in key...
How Civil Society Catalyzed and End to State-Imposed Forced Labor in Uzbekistan’s Cotton Fields
On April 13, 2022 Cotton Campaign published a video about the changes in the Uzbek cotton industry.
ВИДЕО – Выборы президента Узбекистана – Интервью с Умидой Ниязовой
On October 24, 2021 Umida Niyazova commented the election during in the show Current Time. Watch the full episode in Russian here
VIDEO – Ўзбекистонда жазолаш психиатрияси
Ўзбекистон инсон ҳуқуқлари форумининг “Ўзбекистонда жазолаш психиатрияси: фаолларнинг овозини ўчириш” деб номланган янги ҳисоботида Ўзбекистон режими танқидчилари ва фаолларнинг овозини бўғиш учун мажбурий психиатрия хулосаларидан фойдаланишнинг хавотирли ҳолати тилга...