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 demanded to bring back by 5 PM students, teachers and employees of medical institutions who were sent to harvest cotton. This was reported by the Internet edition of Kun.uz with reference to its own source.

Read the full article in Russian retrieved by Ozodlik here.