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Samarkand Students Picking Cotton for 60 Days

Students from universities in the Samarkand region have been…
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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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"Why should I leave my kid and pick cotton?"

“I was born in 1994 in Andijan. I have a child. I was accepted…
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…
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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.…
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Pregnant women suffered a miscarriage on the cotton fields

This piece of information was sent to us by one of the cotton…
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Makhalla administration forces mothers of infant to pick cotton

Mothers receiving child benefits from the state are also forced…
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Kindergarten teacher fired for non-participation in the cotton harvest

In the Kattakurgan District of the Samarkand region, a kindergarten…