Letter from prosecutor Makhmudo © UGF 2016
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D.R. Makhmudov’s official reply to Elena Urlaeva’s complaint

Posted on the 23rd of November, 2016 On October 21st,…
Cotton Spring Works 2016 © UGF
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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

“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)

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…
© Simon Buxton / Anti-Slavery

“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…
Doctors of clinic no2 of Angren Medical Association are picking cotton in Buka district
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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