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Author: Scott Corben & Anna Pujol-Mazzini, Thomson Reuters Foundation News
A campaigner against forced labour in Uzbekistan's cotton fields was arrested ahead of an international meeting where she was scheduled to give evidence on human rights violations, a human rights group said...In a video recording published online, the...
Uzbekistan: Despite some improvements, govt. continues to use forced labour in cotton fields, says new ILO report
Author: International Labour Organization
"Third-party monitoring of measures against child labour and forced labour during the 2016 cotton harvest in Uzbekistan", January 2017...
Uzbekistan: Elena Urlaeva, activist campaigning against forced labour, detained in psychiatric institution
Author: International Labour Rights Forum
Please speak out today to demand the Uzbek government immediately release Elena Urlaeva!...
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EU: Parliament vote on a Textile Protocol with Uzbekistan could undermine effort to end state-sponsored forced labour warn NGOs
Author: Philippe Dam & Steve Swerdlow, Human Rights Watch
"European Parliament May Rubber Stamp Forced Labor in Uzbekistan", 11 Dec 2016...
Author: Юлия Орлова, ПЦ Мемориал (Россия)
25 ноября 2016 года юристы проекта «Мемориал»/EHRAC при сотрудничестве эксперта Комитета «Гражданское содействие» подали в Европейский суд по правам человека (ЕСПЧ) жалобу по делу «гольяновских рабов». Заявительницы...в разное время в период с 2004 до...
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Uzbekistan: German journalist arrested & later deported for investigating use of forced & child labour in cotton industry
Author: The Cotton Campaign
"Uzbek Government detains independent German journalist", 21 November 2016...
Author: Elena Srapyan, Elena Burtina (Civic Assistance Committee, Russia)
...In June a brigade of labour migrants from Uzbekistan and Tajikistan appealed to Civic Assistance Committee. They were employed by the company SK Invest Story working on the construction of the luxury residential complex “Garden Quarter” near...
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EU backs textile trade deal with Uzbekistan opposed by activists over use of forced labour in cotton industry
Author: Business Insider
"EU lawmakers back Uzbekistan trade deal opposed by anti-slavery activists"...