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Cotton Harvest in Namangan © UGF 2016

Uzbekistan: Cotton Slave Labor Out, Human Rights Ombudsman In?

Article retrieved from Eurasianet. Just as the annual cotton-picking…
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An elderly man decided to pick cotton instead of his wife and died right in the field

The 58-year-old Andizhan resident Muzaffar Umrzakov, who went…
Cotton harvest in Karakalpakstan © UGF 2016

A large number of Uzbek students are called back from cotton fields

On September 21, the Uzbek Prime Minister Abdulla Aripov instructed…
Medical Staff on the cotton fields in Dustabad © UGF 2016

The Uzbek government has demanded to urgently call back students, teachers and doctors from the cotton fields

On September 22, the Prime Minister of Uzbekistan Abdulla Aripov…
Cotton harvest 2015 © UGF

In Andijan those who send students, teachers and doctors to work in the fields will be prosecuted

Shahratbek Abdurakhmanov, the khokim of Andijan region, at a…