Human Rights

World: 2006 A Hard Year In Human Rights

By Breffni O’Rourke

Turkmenistan - Ogulsapar Muradova at the wedding party of her son, Ashgabat, 2004
RFE/RL correspondent Ogulsapar Muradova was killed while in detention in Turkmenistan (file photo)
(courtesy photo)

PRAGUE, December 14, 2006 (RFE/RL) — From the fighting in Chechnya, Iraq, and Afghanistan to repression in Uzbekistan, Iran, and Belarus, the news on the human rights front in 2006 was often grim.

The observance of human rights deteriorated in 2006 as a result of conflicts and political repression. In Central Asia, human rights continued to come under attack. Continue reading

UZR

Uzr sizga aytmoq so’zlarim uchun,

O’zbek poshshosini so’kaman bugun.

Uni oq eshakka o’tqazib chappa,

Yuziga kuyadan suraman bu kun. Continue reading

Rizo OBID: ZINDON (turkum)

12.QIYNOQLAR MAMLAKATI

O’zbekiston qamoqhonalarida bo’lmaganlar uchun (u yoqlarda bo’lishni ”dushmanimga ham ravo ko’rmayman”, deyishadi ”zek”lar) gayritabiiy, ajabtovur, kishi tasavvuriga sigmaydigan voqea -hodisotlar bo’lib turadi. Continue reading