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Entrepreneurs from Asaka are forced to pay a “cotton tax”

This message was sent to Ozodlik by one of its readers from the…
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"Why should I leave my kid and pick cotton?"

“I was born in 1994 in Andijan. I have a child. I was accepted…
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Uzbeks migrants returning back home to change their passports fall into the “cotton trap”

One of the followers of Ozodlik sent a message about the ways…
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Alimony payers are punished with cotton harvest mobilization

One of the readers messaged Ozodlik to tell about the ways of…
Cotton pickers in the Namangan region © UGF 2016
Cotton picking is hard work: Pickers have to bend down the whole day and work outside in the heat. © UGF 2015
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Woman suffered a miscarriage during the cotton harvest in Uzbekistan

Forced to pick cotton, 28-year-old Dilarom Juraev, living in…
Busses driving to the cotton fields 2015 © UGF
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Forced Deployment of Bus Drivers to the Cotton Fields Overloading Bus Capacity in Tashkent

Since the beginning of the cotton harvest in Tashkent, the number…
Uzbekistan's acting president Mirziyoev (Artist: Adolat, www.eltuz.com)
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New President, Old Habits

Uzbekistan's acting President Shavkat Mirziyoev has ordered the…
Cotton picker with a leaflet informing her about her rights 2016 © UGF
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Teachers and doctors in Buka are harvesting cotton

Elena Urlaeva went to the Buka district in the Tashkent region…
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“If you don't pick cotton, you will be expelled from the university”

A disabled student from Tashkent is being forced to pick cotton.…