College teacher, Andijan district, June 2017

September 15, 2017

“No classes are being held for students at the college. Those who come, spend the day chatting in the classroom till noon and then go back home. This is it: ‘They are receiving education’. Who needs this sort of window-dressing? Soon we will have to make sure that the registers are in good order, that we have held classes for one month, which we basically haven’t. The director orders us to do that. He is also afraid of losing his post. Please report about this, but please do not report about me…”