Despite thousands reportedly released since 2016, an estimated 2,000 remain jailed in Uzbekistan for political and religious reasons.
Emomali Rahmon finally joins in on regional telediplomacy with recent calls with the leaders of Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan.
The pandemic has led to the resurrection of heavy law enforcement in Uzbekistan.
President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has been ringing his neighbors to coordinate and dispatching aid to Afghanistan.
Photograph Source: Billy Hathorn – CC BY-SA 3.0 In an extraordinary statement titled “On the Political Impasse in Afghanistan,” Washington has admitted to the failure of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s mission to Kabul on March 23, which was taken up to heal the political rift among Afghan politicians and to urge them to form … Continue reading “Has America Reached Its Endgame in Afghanistan?”
It could help modernize the country’s economy.
Uzbekistan and Tajikistan take joint responsibility for their border with Afghanistan.
Meanwhile, negotiations go on between the Swiss and Uzbek governments over millions in frozen assets.
The Trump administration’s peace deal with the Taliban opens the door for an initial American troop withdrawal that Defense Secretary Mark Esper sees as a step toward the broader goal of preparing for potential future war with China. Esper has his eye on “great power competition,” which means staying a step ahead of China and Russia on … Continue reading “Pentagon Sees Taliban Deal as Allowing Fuller Focus on China”
Tashkent has lined up its rationale and settled on a narrative for cooperation with the EAEU.
With development mushrooming across Uzbekistan, the country’s historic quarters are at risk.
London, Feb. 12, 2020 (AltAfrica)-The Technical Director, Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF), Christopher Nwadei, said that team Nigeria has won nine medals in the 6th International Solidarity weightlifting championship holding in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Nwadei disclosed this on Tuesday in Abuja. Nigeria win 9 medals in weightlifting championship He said that the competition was one of the … Continue reading “Nigeria win 9 medals in weightlifting championship”
The true nature of U.S. investment in Uzbekistan, and all of Central Asia, is broader than just direct financial assistance packages.
This weekend Pompeo will make stops in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.
Nafosat Olloshkurova’s decision to leave Uzbekistan reflects just how far the state has yet to go with its reforms, particularly regarding free speech.
L’agence de presse TASS rapporte que 11 personnes, dont cinq citoyens d’Ouzbékistan, ont perdu la vie dans l’incendie d’un bâtiment en bois de la région de Tomsk, en Sibérie occidentale. Deux autres personnes ont été blessées. «14 personnes habitaient là, deux d’entre elles ont pu s’échapper et 11 autres sont mortes, alors que le sort d’une … Continue reading “Russie : 11 morts dans un incendie en Sibérie”
He made the trip on his way back to Moscow from India, where he’d attended the Raisina Dialogue.
Tashkent’s aims to diversify its transportation routes, a necessity for the double-landlocked state, rest largely on Iran.
Meanwhile, Uzbek officials are reportedly searching Karimova’s Swiss mansion for stolen treasures.
Témoignage sur la résurgence actuelle de l’iconographie du Marxisme autoritaire dans l’internet ”de gauche”. La traduction en français a été motivée par la vision de cette même résurgence dans certains cortèges de manifestations ici à Marseille, mettant par exemple en valeur les armoiries de l’URSS… Initallement paru sur l’internet puis diffusé dans la brochure « … Continue reading “Est-ce que la négation de génocide est maintenant anti-impérialiste ? Sur le retour du “Tankisme””
The Uzbek and Tajik sides have also moved on to demarcating their border, after extensive delimitation talks.
The unfolding of Yusupov’s case stands in direct contrast with the Uzbek government’s professions of progress and reform.
Libya’s call seeking military assistance from Turkey and the latter’s prompt announcement on December 26 of its readiness to meet the request as early as January is no doubt a carefully choreographed sequence of events. Tripoli and Ankara are moving in tandem. The day before the Turkish announcement, President Recep Erdogan made a “secret” day-long … Continue reading “Russia and Turkey are Engaged in a Delicate Dance in the Eastern Mediterranean”
By the numbers, Uzbekistan’s new parliament is very much like the previous one.
Gul Mohammad Jamshadi, left, solders parts to a motherboard. Mohammad Haidary, wearing a hat, works to his left. At age 11, Saabir Gulmadin began chopping wood to support his family. Now 18, he earns about $1.50 US (120 Afghanis) for every 56 kg of wood he splits. It takes him 2 to 3 hours. “Is … Continue reading “Work of Necessity, Work of Choice”
Uzbekistan’s Khorazm dance, Kyrgyzstan’s kalpak, and Turkmenistan’s carpets all notched spots on UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage List
After visits to Ukraine and Belarus early in the new year, Pompeo will touch down in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.
Dec 23, 2019 DONGGUAN, China, Dec. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — On December 22, the 17th Asian Marathon Championships and Dongguan International Marathon 2019 kicked off in Dongguan, a city with high-quality development in southeast China. 42 athletes from 16 countries and regions, including China, Japan, North Korea, and Thailand, and over 30,000 marathon enthusiasts from … Continue reading “Dongguan hosts Asian Marathon Championships, and its high-quality development attracts global talents”
Some voters in Tashkent have high hopes while others are more cynical that the flashy election will result in a new kind of politics.
The polls, without any opposition or independent candidates, won’t be completely free and fair. But they are a step forward.
American interests in Uzbekistan have remained stable across administrations, but opportunities for cooperation have grown.
Nascent protests in Uzbekistan, many sparked by energy shortages, indicate some government weaknesses but also greater tolerance.
Momo de Trappes dans les Yvelines n’ayant pas réussi à trouver le sommeil, attend impatiemment une réponse de l’ange Gabrielle. Sous ses fenêtres, il fait rugir sa moto à l’aube, entre chien et loup, à l’heure où aucun Arabe ne peut encore distinguer un fil noir d’un fil blanc sur son 9amisse pachtoune à la … Continue reading “Momo et Gaby (12)”
Sri Lanka is a role model for the dictum of diplomacy being the extension of a country’s national policies. Sri Lanka’s performance must be commended since it also grapples with an unresolved nationality question in which its big neighbor India has historically staked claim as stakeholder, a claim that Sri Lanka cannot brusquely repudiate due … Continue reading “Sri Lanka Continues Its Delicate Dance With India”
The CSTO gathered in Bishkek and then the Central Asian presidents met in Tashkent this week.
On November 6th, early in the morning at 7:50 AM local time, the Interior Ministry of the Republic of Tajikistan published a statement about an attack on a Tajik border outpost in “Ishqobod” along the border with Uzbekistan. … The post Did the US-funded Afghan Border Outpost Help Tajikistan in Neutralizing ISIS Terrorists? appeared first on … Continue reading “Did the US-funded Afghan Border Outpost Help Tajikistan in Neutralizing ISIS Terrorists?”
Heading toward parliamentary elections, Uzbekistan holds first debate among five running parties.
By International Crisis Group What’s new? Alongside the thousands of foreign fighters detained in north east Syria are thousands of non-Syrian children and women. Western governments have for months publicly wrestled with political and policy qualms about repatriating their nationals. Turkey’s incursion into Syria highlights that the window for repatriation or transfer could close suddenly. … Continue reading “REPORT – Women and Children First: Repatriating the Westerners Affiliated with ISIS”
On Friday, November 8, 2019, I delivered the following eulogy to honor the memory of a dear and trusted friend. Sometime in the late fall of 1968 I had my first encounter with Jane Quick in front of Ed Flaig’s Mobil station – at the intersection of 10th and Pine – only a couple of blocks … Continue reading “94 Well-Lived Years and the $27 Traffic Fine”
There are considerable differences with regard to forced labor in Uzbekistan and Xinjiang, but there is an underlying corporate responsibility to not engage in human rights abuses.
Tashkent is reopening its negotiations to join the WTO and considering Eurasian Economic Union membership. Russia and the West are watching.
Par Eric Zuesse − Le 23 octobre 2019 − Source thesaker.is Comment pouvons-nous qualifier cela ? Un éditeur a fait ce que le New York Times a lui-même fait lorsqu’il a publié les Pentagon Papers et que la Cour suprême en 1971 – cas New York Times Co. contre États-Unis – a jugé qu’il était protégé par le premier amendement, mais … Continue reading “Assange : nous vivons sous une dictature, c’est maintenant incontestable”
Coutumier du fait, Emmanuel Macron continue de souffler le chaud et le froid à propos de la Russie. Si le président de la République affirmait, le 19 août dernier lors de la visite de Vladimir Poutine au fort Brégançon, que «la Russie est européenne, très profondément», ajoutant croire «en cette Europe qui va de Lisbonne … Continue reading “Pour Macron, Moscou doit s’allier avec l’Europe pour ne pas devenir le «vassal de la Chine»”
Elle n’est pas sous les feux de l’actualité mais l’intégration du continent-monde continue, inexorable, au grand dam des stratèges de Washington-sur-Potomac. Les stratèges états-uniens ont dû se ronger quelques ongles en apprenant que l’Ouzbékistan allait…
L’ancien militaire et ex-candidat du FN dans les Landes, Claude Sinké, a avoué être l’auteur des tirs contre la mosquée de Bayonne ayant grièvement blessé deux fidèles. Fan d’Éric Zemmour, il s’estimait selon un de ses post facebook, en « guerre contre les islamistes ». La plupart des articles de presse centrent leurs analyses sur … Continue reading “Multiplicité et unité des violences islamophobes De quoi Claude Sinké est-il le nom ?”
Related: Chinese bank to loan $3.6 billion to Turkey, Direct Chinese investments in Turkey are expected to double by the end of 2019 and exceed $4 billion Despite the US threat to “obliterate and destroy” Turkey’s economy, the Turkish lira and Turkish interest rates barely have budged in the past week (Turkish stocks, especially banks, are down … Continue reading “China’s Timely $3.6 Billion Bailout Insulates Turkey From US”
Entre 2011 et 2018, j’ai consacré plus de 24 mois à des recherches ethnographiques sur les migrants Han et Ouïghours dans la région autonome ouïghoure du Xinjiang, dans le nord-ouest de la Chine. Pendant cette période, j’étais affilié au Xinjiang Arts Institute, ce qui m’a permis de m’entretenir avec des centaines de membres de ces deux … Continue reading “D’abord libératrice, la technologie a peu à peu piégé la communauté ouïghoure”
by David Isenberg From the very beginning of the modern private military company (PMC) era, dating back to the late 1980s, one question raised by just about every observer looking into it was, how did you guarantee that a private sector company—whose primary motivation was to make a profit—would not go and do unsavory work … Continue reading “PJC = Private Jihadi Contractor”
Despite all the disastrous consequences of Donald Trump’s Syria policy, the U.S. president has in fact been right in one respect: The world has done far too little to find a solution for the individuals who once made up the Islamic State. In pulling U.S. troops out of Syria, Trump has said that Turkey is … Continue reading “Nobody Has a Plan for Thousands of ISIS Fighters Detained by Kurds in Syria”
A Matter of Life or Death You may have noticed. We are running our annual fundraiser. You scrolled right past it, right? Please don’t. You’re annoyed by the yellow box obscuring one-third of your screen? So are we. But two weeks into the fund-drive, we are lagging way behind. We have had more than 1000 … Continue reading “High Plains Grifter: the Life and Crimes of George W. Bush”