Stories about Uzbekistan from June, 2009
Musa reviews the “Worst of the Worst 2009″ report by Freedom House, which lists two Central Asian states – Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan – among the world’s most repressive societies.
Joshua Foust reports that a Tajik citizen was gunned down and beaten by Uzbek border security agents in Syr Darya Oblast in Uzbekistan.
Elina Galperin reports on several most recent problems on Uzbekistan’s border with other Ferghana Valley neighbors.
“Gastarbeiters in the Russian Federation are sending approximately 50 percent less money back to their homelands in the CIS than they did six months ago,” Window on Eurasia reports.