UZBEKISTAN. Amnesty International advises against the detention of Uzbek journalist

Zaynab M. Dost Amnesty International, an international human rights NGO, advises against the detention of Uzbek journalist Khudoberdi Nurmatov (also known by name Ali Feruz)  by the Russian authorities.  Amnesty’s Deputy Director for Europe and Central Asia, Denis Krivosheev, said Moscow must release the journalist and ensure his safety and protection. Khudoberdi Nurmatov was arrested… Read More

UZBEKISTAN. Religion has little to do with processes of religious extremism and terrorism

Zaynab M. Dost “In Uzbekistan, political opposition is banned by the law. Under this system, religious groups have positioned themselves as the only opposition “, – the main issues and  specifics of religious extremism in Uzbekistan, as explicated by Zaynab Dost, an independent analyst, specially for CABAR.asia. Despite the fact that Uzbekistan remains a stable… Read More