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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’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…
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…
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Students from Ferghana are forced to walk for 2 hours every day to reach a cotton field

Students of the Tashkent Medical Academy's branch in Ferghana…