Universal Periodic Review Submission on Uzbekistan

The Initiative Group of Independent Human Rights Defenders of Uzbekistan, International Partnership for Human Rights and the Netherlands Helsinki Committee have prepared a joint contribution to the second review of Uzbekistan under the UN Universal Periodic Review in April 2013. This submission highlights restrictions on internet freedomspersecution of civil society, as well as human rights violations perpetrated in the fight against “religious extremism” in Uzbekistan. It also proposes recommendations to the Uzbek authorities in these areas.

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Note: the submission has been slightly updated as of February 2013 to account for new developments since October 2012.  

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