Investigations / Uzbekistan
The activities of the state-owned charity fund “Sakhovat va kumak” (“Kindness and Support”) contradicts to the laws of Uzbekistan, which prohibit the government from creating such foundations. Moreover, the Fund purchases products at inflated prices, and its account replenished through “voluntary” deductions from the salaries of employees of governmental organizations. (more…)
Policy of Countering Terrorism and Extremism in Uzbekistan: How Did It Change Over the Past Few Years?
Since the beginning of 2020, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Uzbekistan has reported three cases of suppression of illegal extremist acts; in two cases, it was the detention of organized groups engaged in the propaganda of radical ideas, recruitment of youth to the ranks of international terrorist organizations. (more…)
Uzbekistan: participants in the presidential housing program complain of rising prices and poor quality
Participants in the presidential affordable housing program in Uzbekistan claim their rights have been violated. They are unhappy with the price increase, non-compliance with the terms of the contract and accuse the construction companies of poor-quality work.