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In spite of a clear mandate to prevent human rights violations, the Human Rights Council has demonstrated a clear lack of efficiency when fundamental human rights are gradually restricted.
 
 Bangladesh has been heading down an increasingly…
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Introduction This submission highlights Human Rights Watch’s assessment regarding the Uzbek government’s compliance with its international obligations and the recommendations made during the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in 2008. The Government of…
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This memorandum provides an overview of Human Rights Watch's main concerns with respect to the human rights situation in Uzbekistan, submitted to the United Nations Human Rights Committee ("the Committee") in advance of its March 2010 review of Uzbekistan…
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This memorandum provides an overview of Human Rights Watch's main concerns with respect to the human rights situation in Uzbekistan, submitted in advance of the EU-Uzbekistan human rights dialogue to be held on June 10, 2009 in Tashkent. The Uzbek…
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This memorandum provides an overview of Human Rights Watch's main concerns with respect to the human rights situation in Uzbekistan, submitted to the United Nations Human Rights Committee ("the Committee") in advance of its pre-sessional review of…
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The Andijan massacre and its fallout The government's rights record, long marked by authoritarianism and repression, reached crisis levels following a government massacre of hundreds of mostly unarmed protesters fleeing a demonstration in the city of…
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The event on October 2 and 3, "Liberalization of Mass Media - An Important Component of the Democratization of the Society," was co-sponsored by the EU and the Uzbek government. This seminar was welcome. But it should not be seen by EU foreign ministers,…
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The “International seminar on freedom of media in a modern democratic society” in Tashkent on 9-10 June 2008, is a sad farce and an empty shadow of the European Union’s original intention to hold a meaningful meeting. The “International seminar on freedom…