Category: Central Asia

Seasonal Cotton Slavery In Uzbekistan

Background Slavery may have been abolished in the 19th century according to its archaic understanding. However, in contemporary times, it has manifested itself in varied and more vicious forms which are embedded in the...

Protests in Kyrgyzstan forced uranium mining ban

Kyrgyzstan’s parliament voted on Thursday to ban uranium exploration and mining, despite previously issuing licenses to foreign corporations such as Canada’s Azarga Uranium. The move, which may expose the Kyrgyz government to compensation claims...