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Uzbekistan: Gay man’s murder raises questions over human rights reforms

Uzbekistan: Gay man’s murder raises questions over human rights reforms

The murder of a gay man in Uzbekistan has cast the spotlight on the treatment of LGBT+ people in the country, and raised questions over government reforms aimed at attracting foreign investment, human rights activists have said. Shokir Shavkatov, 25, was stabbed to death inside his flat in the Central Asian nation’s capital earlier this […]

Uzbekistan’s human rights record to be reviewed by Universal Periodic Review

Uzbekistan’s human rights record to be reviewed by Universal Periodic Review

Uzbekistan’s human rights record will be examined by the UN Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group for the third time on Wednesday, 9 May 2018 in a meeting that will be webcast live. Uzbekistan is one of the 14 States to be reviewed by the UPR Working Group during its upcoming session […]