No One Left to Witness: Torture and Silencing of Human Rights Defenders in Uzbekistan

Human Rights Watch got a rare glimpse into this isolated, repressive regime when researcher Steve Swerdlow was on the ground in Uzbekistan in late 2010. Courageous lawyers, torture victims and their relatives took great risks to tell their stories in a series of audio interviews. Soon after, Human Rights Watch was effectively expelled from the country.

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