Workers on the cotton fields in the Ferghana region © UGF 2017

Farmers Verbally Abused by Head of Andijan District

Radio Ozodlik published an audio recording of a meeting on January…
Transcript of cotton meeting held by Nematulla Abdullaev, hokim of the Parkent district of Tashkent region, November 1, 2017

Uzbek Official Unleashes Torrent of Abuse at Cotton Meeting

Intimidation, threats, and humiliation used to meet cotton quotas (Berlin,…
Cotton picker © UGF 2017
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Doctors and Teachers from Andijan Picking Cotton in Tashkent Region

Reports coming to our editorial office say that “although the…
Children on the cotton fields. © UGF 2017

Children in the Andijan Region Pick Cotton

On November 3, 2017, human rights activist Elena Urlayeva visited…

Human Rights Activists Detained in Samarkand

The two Uzbek human rights activists Malohat Eshonqulova and…
Medical staff from Samarkand is being transported to the cotton fields © UGF 2017

Three doctors of the highest rank have been fired for refusing to pick cotton

The head of the Samarkand district administration has dismissed…
© Radio Ozodlik 2017

“I am here to re-programme your brain” – Teachers Warned they Must Contribute to Cotton Harvest

Radio Ozodlik has published a video portraying the meeting that…
Worker on a cotton field © UGF 2017
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"Save the Uzbeks from the misfortune called cotton!!!"

A cotton collector from Ferghana wrote a letter to Radio Ozodlik…
Their mothers had to go to the cotton fields © UGF 2017

Sick Mothers and Abandoned Children

Mothers who have been hired to pick cotton instead of teachers…
Workers on the cotton fields in the Ferghana region © UGF 2017

1,100 Cotton Pickers Arrived in Dustlik District

On September 27, 2017, activist Malokhat Eshonkulova visited…