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Mobilisation of cotton pickers to the fields © UGF
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School Pupils from Bukhara Forced To Pick Cotton

Pupils from several schools in the Vobkent district of the Bukhara…
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Uzbekistan: "Fearless" Human Rights Activists Continue to Monitor Cotton Harvest

  On October 22, 2016, the journalist and human rights…
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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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“Second-year students assault us to forcibly make us pick cotton”

A student from Samarkand complained to Radio Ozodlik about problems…
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“I cannot leave my disabled husband at home to pick cotton”

"I work as a nurse. My husband is a disabled man of the second…
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“Mirziyoev is coming! Students are moved from picking cotton to cleaning streets”

According to Radio Ozodlik, college students picking cotton in…
Doctor from the Central Hospital in Dustabad on the cotton field © UGF 2016
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Physicians from Quyichirchiq District pick cotton under supervision of the Federation of Labor Unions

On September 25, 2016, the human rights activist Elena Urlaeva…