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Video: Forced Labor Linked To World Bank

The World Bank is funding half a billion dollars in agricultural projects linked to forced and child labor in Uzbekistan. Under the loan agreements, the Uzbek government is required to comply with laws prohibiting forced and child labor, and the World Bank can suspend the loans if there is credible evidence of violations. The recently …

On September 28, the pregnant 21-year-old Umida Kuylieva received inadequate medical care for an entire day, while the chief doctor of the hospital and the obstetricians were working in the cotton fields, and lost her child.

September 15, 2016 Employees of Kokand’s (Ferghana region) Clinic No. 8, who have been mobilized for the cotton harvest, are being threatened with dismissal from their jobs unless they fulfil their daily cotton quotas. Evidence can be seen in the video sent to Ozodlik that the clinic’s director is forcing employees to write and sign …

Ozoda Yakubova, wife of the Uzbek human rights activist Azam Farmonov, has been waiting for her husband to be released from prison for 10 years. Ozoda: Jaslyk prison is considered the most remote place in Uzbekistan. It is difficult to travel there. Cars cannot get there. It is only possible to arrive by train. You have …

The new report “Silk Loop for Uzbek Farmers” gives inside in Uzbek silk production and the wide use of forced labour in this industry. Download Silk Loop for Uzbek Farmers Report as PDF   Скачать доклад “Шелковая петля для узбекского фермера” в формате PDF     Executive Summary   Uzbekistan, a leading producer of silk …