Qoradaryo o'zanidagi Kampirravot suv ombori nafaqat Farg'ona vodiysi balki butun O'zbekistondagi muhim inshootlardan biri. GES joylashgan Xonobodga Andijon shahridan bir soatda yetdik, lekin Andijon dengizini ko'rish uchun dalalar, fermer xo'jaliklari, chorva va changli yo'llar osha sayohat qildik.
Inson huquqlari bo'yicha xalqaro tashkilotlar, xususan "Human Rights Watch" (HRW), shuningdek, BMTning tegishli organlari O'zbekiston hukumatini "qiynoqlar koloniyasi" deya tanilgan Jasliqni yopishga chaqirib kelar edi. HRW Prezident Mirziyoyev islohotlarni davom ettiradi, degan umidda.
Steve Swerdlow, Human Rights Watch's Uzbekistan expert, welcomes President Mirziyoyev's decision to close down Jaslyk prison, which has for decades been known as the torture colony. The United Nations and many human rights groups, for almost two decades, had called for Jaslyk to be closed.
Steve Swerdlow, Human Rights Watch's Uzbekistan expert, welcomed President Mirziyoyev's decision to close down Jaslyk prison, which has for decades been known as the torture colony. Below is the transcript of Swerdlow's comments to VOA.
Uzbekistan's Grand Mufti Usmankhan Alimov visited the U.S. for the first time this week, holding high-level talks at the White House, Congress and the State Department. Discussions evolved around the level of religious freedom in Uzbekistan, which continues to worry the human rights community.
The International Labor Organization's Director-General Guy Ryder recently visited Uzbekistan. He met President Shavkat Mirziyoyev and other high level officials and discussed how the country has been reforming to end forced labor in its cotton fields. Ryder talked exclusively to VOA in Tashkent.
Daniel Rosenblum, who has played a key role in Washington's policy toward Central Asia over the last few years, is set to be the next U.S. Ambassador to Uzbekistan. He recently testified at the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.
Roger Kangas, dean of the Near East and South Asia Center at the National Defense University talked to Navbahor Imamova, VOA Uzbek, about what officials have been calling the new era of strategic partnership between Tashkent and Washington. How does such agreements work? What are the conditions for success?
How do presidential visits happen? Why should we care about official meetings? We talk to U.S. Ambassador Pamela Spratlen to Uzbekistan about who did well last week in Washington and who didn't. Also, what will be her legacy as America's top diplomat to a country in transition?
Lisa Curtis, Deputy Assistant to President Trump and Senior Director on South and Central Asia at the National Security Council in the White House discusses the factors behind the new strategic partnership with Uzbekistan, which leader just visited Washington. She talks to VOA's Navbahor Imamova.
Reforms are not easy, says Uzbekistan's Justice Minister Ruslanbek Davletov. Talking to VOA in Washington, Davletov shared some of the challenges in building a society based on justice and the rule of law. How can U.S. help? We got answers to several important questions.
Patricia Jurewics of Responsible Sourcing Network, which is a part of the Cotton Campaign, international coalition of rights and labor groups as well as businesses to end forced labor in Uzbekistan, talks to Navbahor Imamova of VOA Uzbek Service about why the pledge of this movement still matters.