Workers on the cotton fields in the Ferghana region © UGF 2017
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1,100 Cotton Pickers Arrived in Dustlik District

On September 27, 2017, activist Malokhat Eshonkulova visited…
Workers on the cotton fields in the Ferghana region © UGF 2017
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Teachers in Fergana to be Sent to Karakalpakstan to Pick Cotton

“A campaign to send 40,000 volunteers from the Fergana Valley…
57-year-old khokim of the Ulugnor district of the Andijan region of Uzbekistan, Asilbek Yusupov, who died on October 6. Source: TV screen shot

Uzbek Official Insulted at Cotton Meeting Dies from Cerebral Haemorrhage after Suffering Humiliation

A 57-year-old khokim of the Ulugnor district of the Andijan region…
Collected cotton © UGF

Teachers in Andijan Ordered to Hire Workers to Pick Cotton

  September 20, 2017 A report received by the editorial…
Journalist Bettina Zenling of the German magazine “Stern”. The photo was taken in the Bukinsky district of the Tashkent region on October 4, 2017.
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Police Officers Release German “Stern” Journalist Detained near Tashkent (updated)

Elena Urlayeva, head of the Human Rights Alliance of Uzbekistan…
Woman carrying cotton

The hokim of Andizhan reneged on his promise and “state employees” were again sent to collect cotton

The hokim of the Andijan region, Shukhratbek Abdurakhmanov, who…
Workers on the cotton fields 2017

Some Workers Excused from Cotton Fields

Political Will Needed to End Forced Labor (Washington, DC,…
Request-order from the Central Bank of Uzbekistan. Source: fergananews.com

Uzbekistan: Central Bank Orders Bank Employees to Recruit Workers to Collect Cotton

September 28 2017, Fergana region On September 26, 2017, the…
Cotton Harvest in Namangan © UGF 2016

Uzbekistan: Cotton Slave Labor Out, Human Rights Ombudsman In?

Article retrieved from Eurasianet. Just as the annual cotton-picking…
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An elderly man decided to pick cotton instead of his wife and died right in the field

The 58-year-old Andizhan resident Muzaffar Umrzakov, who went…