Uzbek Human Rights Activist Elena Urlaeva
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Human rights activist Elena Urlaeva arrested in Buka city

The "Human Rights Alliance of Uzbekistan" - an informal association…
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Elena Urlaeva Speaks About Detention and Assaults In Police Station

Police detained human rights activist Elena Urlaeva, photographer…
Doctor from the Central Hospital in Dustabad on the cotton field © UGF 2016
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“We are Forced to Pick Cotton in Bushes full of Thorns”

Some people mobilized to pick cotton in the Chinaz district of…
Artist: Adolat (Source: www.eltuz.com)
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Uzbekistan’s Imams Declare Picking Cotton is Mandatory in Islam

In Uzbekistan the imams of mosques are calling on worshipers…
Cotton picker in Karakalpakstan © UGF 2016
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“Statement of the Ministry of Labour of Uzbekistan is simply eyewash”

The Uzbek Ministry of Labour made an official statement about…
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“People who do not fulfill the cotton quota are imprisoned in kennels at the local police office”

“The Khokim of the Chinaz district Makhmud Eshonov, the head…
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Health Professionals from Angren Forced to Harvest Cotton in Buka district

On September 23, 2016 the activists Malokhat Eshonkulova and…
Cotton pickers in the Namangan region © UGF 2016