Posts tagged as: Uzbekistan

HRW accuses Uzbek government of “torture” of political prisoners


Political prisoners in Uzbekistan suffer ” torture ” and living in ” appalling ” conditions, according to a report by Human Rights Watch (HRW). Reported abuses are simulations of suffocation with plastic bags and gas masks; sexual assault and use of electroshock. The NGO requires the Government “the immediate and unconditional release” of prisoners. The […]

PFF turn down opportunity to play Uzbekistan in Dubai

The Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) is set to be without a fixture on the FIFA match day this February after turning down the chance to play Asian giants Uzbekistan in Dubai. The FIFA match dates this month were expected to be utilized in order to let Zavisa Milosavljevic experiment with new formations and test new players. […]

Uzbek man charged for planning to assassinate US President

Uzbek man charged for planning to assassinate US President According to sources in the United State of America (USA), a man from Uzbekistan living illegally in the US has pleaded guilty on Friday, February 10, 2012 to terrorism and weapons charges involving threats to kill President Barack Obama. Defendant Ulugbek Kodirov, 22, pleaded guilty in […]

WHO warns about Child mortality rates

WHO warns about Child mortality rates The World Health Organisation warned on Saturday that only a stronger political commitment to child health could prevent a dangerous rise in mortality rates at a time of global economic turmoil. WHO Director General Margaret Chan told the opening of a maternal and child health event in the Uzbek […]


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