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[PDF] Once more on the boycott of Uzbek cotton and the forced child labour in Uzbekistan: Open letter

Author: Civil society activists of Uzbekistan to European Council, US Administration, Intl. Cotton Advisory Committee, UNICEF & ILO, Published on: 17 January 2008

We are writing to you following the reaction of certain international organizations to our previous call for the boycott of Uzbek cotton and to media reports that raised the issue of forced child labor in Uzbekistan. In the current statement we would like to reiterate our call to boycott Uzbek cotton and present new signatures in its support…We have received an official reply to our petition from Mr. Terry P. Townsend, Executive Director of the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC). While we are grateful to Mr. Townsend for his quick response, we would still like to question a number of statements in his letter.

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