Countries: Central Asia

See also: Asia
Including results for: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
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Hellish Work: Tobacco Workers in Kazakhstan

With Jane Buchanan, senior researcher in the Europe and Central Asia Division of Human Rights Watch. ...

Regions: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan

Issues: Corporations and human rights, Labor, Slavery & forced labor

Witnessed: 2495 times

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EBRD - lost in transition

Bankwatch expects a largely business as usual approach from the EBRD on Monday, November 2, when it publishes its 2009 Transition Report, accompanied by rhetoric about learning lessons from the econom...

Regions: Central Asia, Eastern Europe

Issues: Corporations and human rights, Environment, Sustainable development

Witnessed: 1844 times

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Central Asia's second-largest lake under threat - 23 Aug 09

It is Central Asia's second largest lake and home to more than three million people, but Kazakhstan's Lake Balkash is under threat. ...

Regions: China, Kazakhstan

Issues: Environment, Sustainable development, Water

Witnessed: 2309 times

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Kyrgyzstan - Pioneers of Harm Reduction

The Kyrgyz Republic in Central Asia is situated on a drug trafficking route....

Regions: Kyrgyzstan

Issues: Drugs & human rights

Witnessed: 2250 times

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China's 'Go West' policy fuels ethnic tensions - 09 Jul 09

China's government has blamed the unrest in Xinjiang on foreign forces attempting to split the country. ...

Regions: Central Asia, China

Issues: Discrimination, Freedom of opinion & expression, Minorities

Witnessed: 2485 times

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Fear on Urumqi's streets - 09 Jul 09

Four days after deadly riots hit the Chinese city of Urumqi, tensions remain high between the Uighur and the Han Chinese communities. ...

Regions: Central Asia, China

Issues: Discrimination, Freedom of opinion & expression, Minorities

Witnessed: 1988 times

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Martial law in Xinjiang as ethnic tensions flare - 09 July 09

Troops have flooded China's western Xinjiang region to enforce a curfew after days of heightened tensions between ethnic Uighurs and Han Chinese in the capital, Urumqi. ...

Regions: Central Asia, China

Issues: Discrimination, Freedom of opinion & expression, Minorities

Witnessed: 1860 times

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China's changing approach to reporting Xinjiang - 08 Jul 09

China's decision to allow foreign media access to the riot-hit city of Urumqi is, in itself, an unusual situation. ...

Regions: Central Asia, China

Issues: Discrimination, Freedom of opinion & expression, Minorities

Witnessed: 2048 times

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Exiled Uighur leader speaks out - 08 Jul 09

Chinese officials have accused an exiled Uighur leader of being behind the unrest in China's Xinjiang province. ...

Regions: Central Asia, China

Issues: Discrimination, Freedom of opinion & expression, Minorities

Witnessed: 1746 times

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Exiled Uighur leader accused of stirring unrest - 07 Jul 09

The Chinese government has accused Rebiya Kadeer, an exiled Uighur leader, of calling for an uprising. ...

Regions: Central Asia, China

Issues: Discrimination, Poverty, Violence

Witnessed: 2660 times

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