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Social Experiment: How I was Wearing Headscarf in Tashkent for One Week

Louisa Atabaeva 22.02.19

A journalist based in Tashkent, Louiza Atabayeva, was wearing a headscarf for a week and told what it was like to hold business meetings, travel by underground, meet boyfriend’s friends and hear personal insults when you wear a headscarf.
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What To Expect From Uzbekistan’s New Concept Of Foreign Policy?

«Uzbekistan’s foreign policy under Mirziyoyev follows the course set by Karimov in 2012 and will continue to do so at least for the next 5 years. There any many changes that are indeed significant, but they mostly refer to how Uzbekistan goes about achieving its foreign policy objectives rather than what those objectives are», – independent researcher Nurbek Bekmurzaev notes in his article written specifically for the analytical platform CABAR.asia.

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What is an Open Skies Policy and Who Needs It?

In civil aviation, an Open Skies policy means liberalisation and ease of access and rules of use of national airports for foreign airlines. It is joined in order to increase the tourist flow and to develop the potential as a regional air hub.
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Implementation of the “Open Skies” Policy in Central Asia

Askar Mukashev 19.01.19

The topic of “open skies” from the air carriage industry in recent years has increasingly begun to sound both in the media and in the lobbies of the governments of Central Asian countries. The reason for the actualization of this issue is the national interests of each of the states of the region on the development of the domestic aviation industry to increase revenues, increase trade, develop tourism and attract foreign investments.

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Uzbekistan: about farmers committing suicide [blog]

Admin 10.01.19

The latest tendencies indicate that the reforms in the agricultural sector are taking place as promised but the attitude of the government officials toward the farmers have not changed much. The government representatives be they senior Cabinet ministers or local prosecutors are still violating farmers’ rights at will while denigrating treatment and blaming farmers for everything that goes wrong during the harvesting season are still the norm of the day.

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Uzbek Cotton Boycott is not Over

Alisher Ilkhamov 17.12.18

The findings of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) regarding cotton-picking in Uzbekistan contradict numerous cases of forced labour reported by human rights activists and journalists.
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