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Joshua Hersh

Turning A Blind Eye On Human Rights Abuses In Uzbekistan? | Joshua Hersh | Posted 12.13.2011 | World

The Obama administration has allowed gross violations of human rights in Uzbekistan to go unchecked in order to avoid losing a crucial supply route fo...

Obama Administration Seeks to Resume Military Aid to Uzbekistan Dictator

Stephen Zunes | Posted 01.11.2012 | World
Stephen Zunes

The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, in a move initiated by the Obama administration, has voted to waive Bush-era human rights restrictions on military aid to the Islam Karimov dictatorship in Uzbekistan, one of the most brutal and repressive regimes on the planet.

Reports: Uzbekistan Earthquake Kills 13

AP | PETER LEONARD | Posted 09.19.2011 | World

ALMATY, Kazakhstan — A powerful earthquake killed at least 14 people in a heavily populated valley in Central Asia early Wednesday, emergency of...

Dining with Dictators

Galima Bukharbaeva | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Galima Bukharbaeva

What constitutes a "scandal" at Cannes, the annual gathering of glitterati, usually focuses on a badly cut dress or a bitchy comment. This time, however, the scandal is real.

Who Wants To Meet One Of World's Worst Dictators? NYC Politicos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Islam Karimov is the autocratic leader of Uzbekistan and a man routinely described as one of the worst dictators on earth by the likes of Human Rights...