· April, 2010

Stories about Uzbekistan from April, 2010

Central Asia: Writing “About Each Other, For Each Other”

  12 April 2010

Sarah Kendzior of Registan.net writes about the significance of Kyrgyzstan's and Central Asian social media and points out some external observers’ distorted view of them: “There is another internet, a secret internet, in which meaningful political conversations take place in Uzbek, Kyrgyz, Kazakh, Turkmen, and Tajik, yet the majority of...

Uzbekistan: HIV-outbreak is covered up, anti-AIDS campaigner is sentenced

  3 April 2010

About 150 Uzbek children were infected with HIV in hospitals of Namangan, the third-largest city of Uzbekistan. Although the incident was registered in 2007-08, the issue became public only in March 2010, when the opposition-minded Ferghana.ru website (blocked in Uzbekistan) leaked a documentary [rus], which had been shot by the...