Mutabar Tadjibayeva
9 October 2015
UN: Uzbekistan Must Investigate Human Rights Abuse Claims

Activist wins landmark case over allegations of torture, rape, and forced sterilization.

25 September 2015
Uzbek Police Beat Activist in Cotton Fields

HRW says Dmitry Tikhonov was detained and beaten after recording people being sent to work the cotton harvest.

16 September 2015
Uzbek Region 'Bans Weddings' During Cotton Harvest

Tashkent has ‘systematically coerced’ citizens to work the cotton fields, say labor rights groups.

4 August 2015
Kosovo Lawmakers Approve War Crimes Court, Ukrainian Exiles Seek Ouster of Kyiv Government Premium

Plus, Russian shoppers get a welcome break from high food prices, and archeologists map the site of the demolished Great Synagogue of Vilnius.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Thomas Chan Tsz Chun, and Evgeny Deulin
17 July 2015
Video Shows MH17 Aftermath, Kyrgyzstan Says Raid Foiled IS Plots Premium

Plus, human rights groups call out the West on Uzbekistan and Armenia on health care shortcomings.

By Barbara Frye, Thomas Chan Tsz Chun, and Evgeny Deulin
6 July 2015
Armenia to Buy Russian Missiles, Serbian Premier Pegs Srebrenica Visit to Results of UN Vote Premium

Plus, Russia denounces Poland’s ‘war of monuments,’ and Ukraine’s first professionalized traffic cops graduate.

By Timothy Spence
15 June 2015
Activist Flees Baku for Switzerland Refuge, Moldova Voters Remain Split Premium

Plus, Saakashvili is poised to make big cuts in Odessa and the UN leader talks human rights in Central Asia.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
4 June 2015
UN Cites More Abuses in Crimea, Kazakhstan Vies for Uranium Bank Premium

Plus, an Uzbekistani rights activist alleges abuse and humiliation, and Azerbaijan throws cash at the European Games.

By Barbara Frye, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
uzbek refugee camp
14 May 2015
Fearful Silence Is Andijan Massacre’s Legacy Premium

Ten years after Uzbekistani security forces brutally suppressed a mass demonstration in Andijan, many of those who fled to Sweden are still traumatized. From

By Dean C.K. Cox
6 May 2015
Gazprom-Ukraine Feud Heats Up, Russian Miner Wins Kyrgyz Gold Tender Premium

Plus, Nikolic’s Kosovo plan is a ‘last hope’ for relatives of vanished Serbs, and eastern Ukraine looks increasingly like western Russia.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen



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