TRAGEDY of ANDIJAN

Andijan Tragedy Served as Catalyst for Increased Repression in 2005 – Human Rights Report

May 22, 2006 – 8:00pm, by Elena Chadova For background see the Eurasia Insight archive]. The watchdog group Amnesty International said in its annual report released May 23 that Central Asia, especially Uzbekistan, suffered from an «overwhelming climate of impunity» as officials in the region continue to restrict human rights. The Andijan events of May 12-13,… Continue reading Andijan Tragedy Served as Catalyst for Increased Repression in 2005 – Human Rights Report

Central Asia: Rights Group Says Region Suffering After Andijon

Andijon suspects on trial in Tashkent in October 2005 (RFE/RL) Human rights watchdog Amnesty International says in its annual report released today that the May 2005 bloodshed in the eastern Uzbek city of Andijon defined the overall human-rights situation in Central Asia in 2005. Some of the region’s governments tightened the screws amid the international… Continue reading Central Asia: Rights Group Says Region Suffering After Andijon

Uzbekistan: Massacre’s Abusive Aftermath 11 Years After Andijan, International Monitoring Needed

(Washington, DC) – The United States, European Union, and other international actors should renew their calls for accountability by the Uzbek government 11 years after the Andijan massacre, Human Rights Watch said today. Uzbek government forces killed hundreds of mainly peaceful protesters in the eastern city of Andijan on May 13, 2005. International entities and… Continue reading Uzbekistan: Massacre’s Abusive Aftermath 11 Years After Andijan, International Monitoring Needed

Burying the Truth

  Burying the Truth September 18, 2005 Uzbekistan Rewrites the Story of the Andijan Massacre Burying the Truth He started beating me and yelling, ‘You are lying! You are hiding the truth! We have information that you were on the square with an automatic gun. Confess!’ And [he] punched me in the chest. I was… Continue reading Burying the Truth

Tensions High in Uzbekistan

Jim Hoft May 21st, 2005 12:35 pm 0 Comments Korasuv women protest for release of Rakhimov and a “wrestler”. About 200 protesters marched in Uzbek border town of Korasuv to demand the release of the self proclaimed mayor and a “wrestler”… About 200 demonstrators, mostly women, paraded banners demanding freedom for a self-proclaimed Islamist leader… Continue reading Tensions High in Uzbekistan

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