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Imprisoned journalist, religion expert is freed from prison

Khayrullo Khamidov, a renowned journalist and an enlightener in issues of religion, was freed from an Uzbek prison ahead of his scheduled release date. Mr. Khamidov was imprisoned as part of a group of five persons whom the Tashkent Regional … Continue reading

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Human Rights Watch: No progress in Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan’s atrocious rights record did not discernibly improve in 2014. Authoritarian President Islam Karimov, who entered his 25th year in power, continued to employ a widespread security apparatus to monitor and crack down on activities of real and perceived opponents.

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U.S. Firms Accused of Enabling Surveillance in Despotic Central Asian Regimes

Originally posted on Stop Making Sense:
Cora Currier reports for The Intercept: ‘U.S. and Israeli companies have been selling surveillance systems to Central Asian countries with records of political repression and human rights abuse, according to a new report by…

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CIA torturers and their accomplices in other countries

Originally posted on Dear Kitty. Some blog:
This video from the USA says about itself: Obama Does Nothing Despite Horrifying Torture Report – #NoFilter 11 dec. 2014 This clip is from The Point with Ana Kasparian. … The Senate Intelligence…

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Special Agencies US and UK torture and false reporting; What should we think?

Traditionally US and UK criticize Uzbekistan for violation of human rights particularly using torture on politically detained and suspected in affiliation with terrorist groups. Apparently what in dictatorship regime-Uzbekistan is called torture and sadism in democratic countries is called “Enhanced … Continue reading

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