Analysis & Facts

Kyrgyzstan: secret Uzbek raid ends in farce. [16-12-2003]
Oil still the major US strategic consideration in Central Asia. [15-12-2003]
Uzbekistan: Karimov’s “favourite” became Prime Minister. What’s the next office? [11-12-2003]
Central Asian Muslim nations attack Uzbekistan’s brutal regime. [10-12-2003]
Dynasty and democracy in Azerbaijan: a warning for Central Asia? [07-12-2003]`
Georgia’s “rose revolution”: a made-in-America coup. [05-12-2003]
Washington must stop aiding Central Asia’s dictators. [05-12-2003]
India set to expand presence in Central Asia. [04-12-2003]
Who bombed Tashkent? [30-11-2003]
Calls for ambassador to return to Tashkent. [08-11-2003]
UK-Uzbekistan: FO backs down over envoy’s sacking. [07-11-2003]
A strange picket: Pro-American impostor tries to dishonour British ambassador. [31-10-2003]
Uzbekistan: the mean business of Karimov’s daughter. [29-10-2003]
Uzbekistan: British diplomat quits at strife-ridden embassy. [25-10-2003]
Tajik Islamic Renaissance Party Facing Serious Problems. [25-10-2003]
Uzbekistan: Muhammad Solih’s speech for the 5th Congregation of Erk Party. [23-10-2003]
Islam enjoys wide popularity among Uzbek women. [23-10-2003]
Investments in Uzbekistan: very risky business. [21-10-2003]
U.S. and its new ally – dictatorial Uzbek regime. [21-10-2003]
The New Great Game: Blood and Oil in Central Asia. [20-10-2003]
Uzbek gold in “reliable hands” of Islam Karimov. [15-10-2003]
Has the Hand of Uzbek Dictator Reached London? [06-10-2003]
Russia, with a little help from China, tries to outflank US in Central Asia. [06-10-2003]
Safe h(e)aven for Uzbek strongman’s daughter. [17-09-2003]
Uzbek crackdown deepens diplomatic dilemma for United States [11-09-2003]
Central Asia as a transit region for drugs. [28-08-2003]
Putin in Samarkand: the ‘old friend’ returns. [11-08-2003]
Kazakhstan and the Nazarbayev Kleptocracy. [04-08-2003]
Uzbekistan: Low-level anti-government protests increase. [01-08-2003]
India joins the race for a share of Central Asian natural resources. [29-07-2003]
Uzbek women struggling hard for rights. [21-07-2003]
Torture – an entrenched habit of Uzbek neo-fascist Karimov. [18-07-2003]
ICG’s new report focuses on Radical Islam in Central Asia and Hizb ut-Tahrir. [02-07-2003]
Prison torture in Uzbekistan comes under renewed international scrutiny. [01-07-2003]
Karimov’s torture chambers. [26-06-2003]
Iran expands its horizons. [24-06-2003]
Karimov is rewarded for torture and murder. [21-06-2003]
Political repression fuelling radicalism in Central Asia. [13-06-2003]
Kyrgyzstan: the increasing failure of Askar Akayev. [06-06-2003]
Tajikistan’s civil war and post-1997 events. [05-06-2003]
Niyazov’s Turkmenistan: The land of the personality cult. [04-06-2003]
Progress on Paper Only: Analysis of the U.S. State Department’s Certification of Uzbekistan. [03-06-2003]
Islamic state in Central Asia. [02-06-2003]
Our Uzbek allies. [29-05-2003]
US looks away as new ally tortures Islamists. [26-05-2003]
Uzbek President’s TV Shame. [17-05-2003]
In Kyrgyzstan a first-form girl was beaten over performing Islamic prayer. [14-05-2003]
Torture – the continuing reality of Uzbek prison life for sincere Muslims. [13-05-2003]
Why the US feels at home in Uzbekistan? [12-05-2003]
2002 Uzbekistan Press Freedom. [10-05-2003]
Uzbek torture taints EBRD meeting. [07-05-2003]
Uzbek president snubs EBRD human rights plea. [05-05-2003]
Uzbek prison brutality [03-05-2003]
EBRD gathering in Tashkent: incentive for progress or endorsement of repression? [02-05-2003]
EBRD Meets in Central Asia: Don’t Waste the Opportunity. [01-05-2003]
Analysis: Russia takes aim in Central Asia. [01-05-2003]
Karimov is anxious about his past and future. [27-04-2003]
Is Karimov better than Saddam? [26-04-2003]
Wake up, Mrs. Uzbeki Ombudsman! [24-04-2003]
Impertinent refutation of official Tashkent. [03-04-2003]
Karimov exploits Iraq crisis. [19-03-2003]
Uzbekistan: Islamists’ pardon under scrutiny. [19-03-2003]
Samarqand kids abandoned. [19-03-2003]
Karimov struggles to protect image in Uzbekistan following Internet attacks. [26-02-2003]
ICG: Uzbekistan’s Reform Program: Illusion or Reality? [20-02-2003]
Usman Haqnazarov: Renascence of “Power Broker” of Uzbek policy. [20-02-2003]
Open letter to Muslim community leaders and activists. [15-02-2003]
NBC Drama Sensationalizes Muslims, Islam. [07-02-2003]
Islamic Ummah needs new Salahuddin. [04-02-2003]
The “God-intoxicated” Communist dictator. [23-01-2003]
Bifacial and bilingual amnesty. Interview with Mr. T.Yaqubov [20-01-2003]
How much does a slave cost in Uzbekistan? [06-12-2002]
The Uzbek president is in search of the “useful” national heroes. [06-11-2002]
Poverty makes hirelings of Uzbek women. [06-11-2002]
To Some, Real Threat Is U.S. [30-10-2002]
Chechnya: The Never Ending Conflict. [25-10-2002]
Dictator’s trump card – “Best defense is offence”. [19-10-2002]
Allies’ Heroin Habit A Dilemma For US. [16-10-2002]
With Aral Sea facing extinction, C-Asian leaders fall back on words rather than action. [12-10-2002]
Defaming Islam. [07-10-2002]
Usama bin Laden says Israeli Regime is behind the 9-11 attacks. [04-10-2002]
The world war is on (Against Islam). [04-10-2002]
A new cold war between China and USA? [04-10-2002]
Capitalizing upon IMU. [01-10-2002]
Global monopoly aim at heart of US action. [30-09-2002]
New US allies in Central Asia line up behind Russia on Iraq question. [19-09-2002]
America’s case for war is built on blindness, hypocrisy and lies. [16-09-2002]
September 11 dealt blow to civil society development in Central Asian states. [13-09-2002]
A year later, Central Asian economies have not changed course. [13-09-2002]
Uzbekistan: Traders Clash With Police. [11-09-2002]
Death at the Border. [04-09-2002]
Uzbek deaths highlight war on Islamic activism in Central Asia. [03-09-2002]
Tajik leader takes aim at his Islamic political opponents. [02-09-2002]
Class Struggles — Extreme Poverty Endangers Education. [02-09-2002]
Help me in my unbelief. [31-08-2002]
Protests pass Karimov by. [31-08-2002]
Central Asian media under increased pressure despite new Western interest. [30-08-2002]
Problems Down in the Bazaar. [29-08-2002]
Government seeks to improve human rights image, but some question motives. [28-08-2002]
US general suggests extending war to Afghan neighbors. [27-08-2002]
Atrocities that the Northern Alliance unleashed. [21-08-2002]
US courts Uzbekistan despite rights abuse. [17-08-2002]
The forgotten Muslims of Xinjiang. [17-08-2002]
How the West tries to use Islam and terrorism to serve its own priorities. [16-08-2002]
Uzbekistan: Former Mufti Criticises Anti-Islamic Campaign. [14-08-2002]
New Prison Deaths Signal U.S. Ally Still Guilty Of Human-Rights Abuse. [14-08-2002]
Sheikh Kabbani again in Uzbekistan. [08-08-2002]
Uzbekistan: Islamic Group Driven Underground. [07-08-2002]
Asian vices. [05-08-2002]
BBC: Uzbek TV criticizes BBC, LIBERTY for “bias” over banned Islamic Party. [03-08-2002]
A History Of Islam In Central Asia: Part III. [27-07-2002]
Uzbekistan: Merchants, Consumers Paying High Price For Presidential Decrees [27-07-2002]
Central Asia: Opposition Movements Crippled By Failure To Cooperate (Part 2) [27-07-2002]
Central Asia: Opposition Still Searching for a Platform (Part 1) [27-07-2002]
A History Of Islam In Central Asia: Part II. [25-07-2002]
A History Of Islam In Central Asia: Part I. [23-07-2002]
Central Asia: Corruption A Common Feature Of Daily Routine [22-07-2002]
Misinterpreting of Uzbek MIA official in interview with BBC. Part 2. [14-07-2002]
Shame! Shame on you, Karimov! [12-07-2002]
Misinterpreting of Uzbek MIA official in interview with BBC. Part 1. [11-07-2002]
A world of justice and peace would be different. A response of German intellectuals to “What We’re Fighting For: A Letter from America”. [21.05.2002]
How can we coexist. A response of Saudi intellectuals to “What We’re Fighting For: A Letter from America”. [21.05.2002]
What we’re fighting for: A Letter from America. [21.05.2002]
9 killed, several injured as Israeli tanks sweep into Hebron [30.04.2002]
Ameer Ibn Ul-Khattab was killed two weeks ago [28.04.2002]
Biography of Ameer Ibn Ul-Khattab [28.04.2002]
An Appeal to help our Palestinian Brothers [28.04.2002]
Engaging The West [28.04.2002]
Six Killed, 90 Injured in Jerusalem Suicide Bombing [13.04.2002]
Hungry Kyrgyz reduced to eating pets [13.04.2002]
Uzbekistan: Fergana miracle [13.04.2002]
Azerbaijan: state hounds Muslim leaders [13.04.2002]
Permanent Installation [01.04.2002]
Do you hear our cries? A Letter To US Government Officials [01.04.2002]
Report from Jan Morcha by Sheetla Prasad [01.04.2002]
“Nazis! Nazis!”, “Remember the Pain, heal the wounds” [01.04.2002]
Former Uzbek Political prisoners concerned about next generation [30.03.2002]
Discrimination against victims of violence in India [30.03.2002]
Russia: Local legislators, activist attacked in connection with film showing [30.03.2002]
RFE/RL: news on violences in Kyrgyzstan [30.03.2002]
A true friend of the Jewish people [29.03.2002]
A Letter to the President of USA on Muslim Civil Liberties [29.03.2002]
Looking for homes for 217 Muslim orphans [29.03.2002]
Uzbekistan conjurs up new rule on media [28.03.2002]
Kyrgyzstan: car crash heightens unease over US ties [28.03.2002]
Almost 2000 feared dead in Afghan earthquake [27.03.2002]
Torn between two worlds: Israel’s one million arabs [27.03.2002]
5,000 Killed, 50,000 Homeless in India ‘Pogrom’ [27.03.2002]
Uzbekistan: World Bank Says Assistance Depends On Pace Of Reform [26.03.2002]
Uzbekistan: Calls for end to mine policy rejected [24.03.2002]
The skunk who came for tea at the White House [21.03.2002]
Deja vu: a string of arrests and police raids in Uzbekistan coincides with U.S. support for the dictator Karimov [21.03.2002]
RFE/RL: Police opens fire at marching people in Jalal-abad, Kyrgyzstan [19.03.2002]
IWPR: US Prompts Uzbek Rights Rethink [19.03.2002]
Wary of Rights Criticisms, Bush Keeps Uzbek Leader Out of Sight [16.03.2002]
EurasiaNet: Karimov Maintains Low Profile During US Visit [16.03.2002]
Pravda.RU Uzbekistan’s key role: Islam Karimov will be supported by the USA [16.03.2002]
The Manifest of the International Movement To stop the state terror [15.03.2002]
The Program of the International Movement To stop the state terror [15.03.2002]
The suffering of women in Kashmir [15.03.2002]
Another victim of the President Karimov’s regime tortured to death in prison [14.03.2002]
Repressive Uzbek Leader to Visit White House [13.03.2002]
Turkmenistan: Border Tensions Rise. [09.02.2002]
Four Police Officers in Uzbekistan Convicted of Torturing to Death Suspects in Custody. [06.02.2002]
Abdul Rashid Dostum Has Multiple Aims on Visit to India. [06.02.2002]
Turkmenistan’s Ambassador to Turkey Nurmuhammet Hanamov Defects to Political Opposition. [06.02.2002]
Malaysia Drafts New Law To Govern Religious Schools. [05.02.2002]
ICG: Addressing Islamist Extremism in Central Asia. [03.02.2002]
Uzbekistan: Referendum Slated. [02.02.2002]
USA skirts human rights issues with new aid to Uzbekistan. [02.02.2002]
Kyrgyz Islamists Win Respect. [02.02.2002]
US pledges dlrs 160 million for projects in Uzbekistan. [30.01.2002]
Confusion and Cynicism Mark Uzbek Referendum. [30.01.2002]
Karimov Seeks Extended Term. [28.01.2002]
Uzbekistan’s Referendum: The Dangers of Over-Dramatizing the Situation. [28.01.2002]
US General Denies Special Arrangements on Uzbek Visit. [28.01.2002]
Uzbekistan: president rigs extended term of office. [26.01.2002]
Fahd calls for global stand against Israeli terror. [23.01.2002]
Uzbek Police Abuse Scandal. [22.01.2002]
Red Cross inspects US prison. [22.01.2002]
Uzbeks block city over power cuts. [18.01.2002]
Senator Daschle leaves Uzbekistan for Pakistan. [17.01.2002]
Captives. [11.01.2002]
Shanghai Six: Uphold Rights in Fight Against Terror. [07.01.2002]
Kazak villagers declare sovereignty. [06.01.2002]
Uzbek Leader Says No Deadline for U.S. Pullout. [29.12.2001]
No more silence. [28.12.2001]
Uzbek ministers in Iran, pledge Afghan support. [26.12.2001]
Uzbek Gen. Dostum was appointed as deputy defence minister of Afghanistan. [26.12.2001]
Uzbekistan fails amnestied prisoners. [22.12.2001]
More And More Uzbek Women Drink Alcohol. [21.12.2001]
Uzbek Defence Ministry receives 20 land rovers. [18.12.2001]
Uzbekistan: Activist Speaks Out. [12.12.2001]
Karimov moves to bolster authoritarian rule in Uzbekistan. [12.12.2001]
Afghanistan: US Casualties Spiral. [12.12.2001]
Rumsfeld expected in South Caucasus at weekend. [12.12.2001]
Powell in Kazakhstan. [09.12.2001]
Uzbekistan Says to Open Key Afghan Aid Bridge. [09.12.2001]
Secretary of State Colin Powell has come to Tashkent. [08.12.2001]
Uzbekistan to Reopen Afghanistan Bridge. [07.12.2001]
A. Polat: Update on the case of arrested poet Yusuf Jumaev. [08.12.2001]
Appeal of the AI with regard to arrest of leader of democratic party “Erk”. [07.12.2001]
Letter of H. Hudoyberdiev to the President of the Czech Republic. [04.12.2001]
The Frontier Post From Peshawar Pakistan: 65 US Marines said slaughtered. [04.12.2001]
Uzbekistan Introduces Border Region Entry Rules. [03.12.2001]
American Muslims’ First Relief team returns from Afghan border area. [22.11.2001]
Joint Statement on Terrorism by US and GUUAM. [19.11.2001]
IHRC: concerns that new anti-terror laws of the UK violate human rights. [06.11.2001]
Long Before War, Green Berets Built Military Ties to Uzbekistan. [03.11.2001]
Uzbeks accused of using anti-Taliban fight to clamp down on rights. [31.10.2001]
AFP: Beneath the surface, Uzbek Muslims seethe at US troop presence. [26.10.2001]
Japanese doctor Nakamura from Afghanistan: “The Taliban Are Well Liked”. [22.10.2001]
Open letter of sheikh Safar Hawali to President Bush. [20.10.2001]
Muslims of Britain are against of war. [11.10.2001]
The Uzbek police murders another Muslim. [05.10.2001]
ICG media release, “Central Asia: Preparing for the Storm”. [02.10.2001]
Vileness. [24.09.2001]
Analysis of situation in Central Asia Russian mass media after terrorist acts. [22.09.2001]
Sheikh Yusuf Al-Qaradawi condemns attacks against civilians. [18.09.2001]
Central Asia: Afghanistan’s neighbors face new concerns. [18.09.2001]
Uzbek president is intrested in presence of Russian forces in Uzbekistan. [08.09.2001]
Freedom House critisizes the government of Uzbekistan. [08.09.2001]
One more mosque was closed in Kokand. [08.09.2001]
“Coca Cola” retreats. [07.09.2001]
It has been 6 years since Sheikh Abduvali Qori was kidnapped [30.08.2001]
“When the cola wars came to Uzbekistan…” [26.08.2001]
Neither one, nor other. [27.08.2001]
Statement of former collaborator of MIA, who submitted complaint to court upon Karimov. [26.08.2001]
Neostalinism in Uzbekistan. [24.08.2001]
ICG: Government repression fuels support for Islamists. [23.08.2001]
“The New York Times” about Uzbekistan. [21.08.2001]
Speech of former correspondent of the radio “Liberty” Bobomurod Abdullaev about his dismissal from the Tashkent bureau of radio RFE/RL in the press-conference. [17.08.2001]
Scandal in Uzbek service of radio “Liberty” (Part 1). [16.08.2001]
Bloody game of Tajik government. [16.08.2001]
Uzbek women plead for religious prisoners. [15.08.2001]
Strange sentence. [13.08.2001]
“Central Asia: on threshold of epidemic”. [13.08.2001]
Tajik government arrests members of opposition. [04.08.2001]
Kyrgyz Security Service denies that IMU attacked its blockpost. [26.07.2001]
Uzbekistan planned new deportation of people living near Uzbek-Tajik border. [24.07.2001]
U.S. concerns about political situation in Central Asia. [21.07.2001]
ICG Report about security situation in Central Asia. [16.07.2001]
Riot in Jizzah province. [11.07.2001]
Riot against Uzbek president. [05.07.2001]
ICG Report: Poverty raises risk of conflict in Central Asia. [10.06.2001]
Meeting against “terror”. [05.06.2001]
“Sunday Times”: “Karimov takes fight to the Muslims”. [01.06.2001]
Uzbek government has begun trial against the nation. [28.05.2001]
What is more important: political interests or human rights? [22.05.2001]
Mysterious death of lawyer. [18.04.2001]
New repression of the government. [10.04.2001]
Uzbek militia attacks Muslim women! [22.03.2001]
Islamic mobilization and regional security: Report of the ICG [01.03.2001]
The troop of wolves of Oleg Yakubov. [11.01.2001]
Reppression against Islam in Uzbekistan in history. [22.12.2000]
Justice is in power! [31.11.2000]
New victim of the Karimov’s terror company. [24.11.2000]
Repressions strengthen, striving continues. [09.11.2000]
If you are neutral — you will be arrested! [08.09.2000]
How come we are at war…? [31.08.2000]