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27/8/05

UZBEKISTAN parliament backs move to evict US
Boston Globe – United States
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan — Uzbekistan’s upper house of parliament yesterday
backed the government’s decision to evict US troops from their base in
the Central …
www.boston.com/news/world/asia/articles/2005/
08/27/uzbekistan_parliament_backs_move_to_evict_us

UZBEKISTAN votes to expel US
San Francisco Chronicle – United States
Washington — Uzbekistan’s Senate voted unanimously Friday to expel the
US military from a base that it has used to support missions in Afghanistan,
a strong …
www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2005/08/27/MNG2JEE4HT1.DTL

OVER 70% of Uzbekistan’s cotton is exported via Bandar Abbas …
MehrNews.com – Tehran,Iran
27 (MNA) — Iran’s transit routes in particular, Bandar Abbas and Chabahar
ports, are of significant importance for the transit of Uzbekistan’s goods

www.mehrnews.ir/en/NewsDetail.aspx?NewsID=223098

STATEMENT of Senate of Uzbekistan on Khanabad airbase
UzReport.com – Tashkent,Uzbekistan
Senate of the Republic of Uzbekistan, having considered issues related
to terms of use of Khanabad (Karshi) airbase by the USA, provided to them
in accordance …
www.uzreport.com/E/index.cfm?sec=1&subsec=1&n_ID=17930

26/8/05

UZBEKISTAN demands financial compensation from Washington
Daily Times – Lahore,Pakistan
TASHKENT: Uzbekistan Senate gave final approval on Friday to an order evicting
US military forces from the country and many lawmakers demanded financial

www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_27-8-2005_pg4_17

UZBEKS step up pressure on US to leave air base
Reuters – USA
TASHKENT (Reuters) – Uzbekistan on Friday put further pressure on the United
States to withdraw troops from an air base near the Afghan border with
a …
olympics.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=topNews&storyID=2005-08-
26T125442Z_01_SCH646396_RTRIDST_0_NEWS-UZBEKISTAN-USA-DC.XML

25/8/05

UZBEKISTAN warns refugees might carry out terror attacks
Daily Times – Lahore,Pakistan
TASHKENT: Uzbekistan’s top prosecutor said Thursday that alleged terrorists
among refugees evacuated by the UN from neighboring Kyrgyzstan to Romania
might …
www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_26-8-2005_pg4_16

UZBEKISTAN keeps insisting on return of 15 Uzbeks from Kyrgyzstan
ITAR-TASS – Moscow,Russia
TASHKENT, August 25 (Itar-Tass) – Uzbekistan keeps insisting on the return
of 15 Uzbek citizens who are kept in the detention ward in the Kyrgyz
city of Osh …
www.itar-tass.com/eng/level2.html?NewsID=2349936&PageNum=0

UZBEKISTAN forced confessions to justify massacre of protesters
Independent – London,England,UK
… When that did not happen, the EU ministers on 18 July expressed “profound
concern” as they called for an EU special representative to travel to
Uzbekistan. …
news.independent.co.uk/world/asia/article308257.ece

UZBEKISTAN: Repression continues in Andijan uprising’s aftermath
Forum 18 – Oslo,Norway
… Protestants in north-west Uzbekistan — whose activities in the region
are banned — are under great pressure, as are Hare Krishna devotees in
that region. …
www.forum18.org/Archive.php?article_id=638

24/8/05

UZBEKISTAN: UN refugee agency reacts to Tashkent’s criticism
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
… His comments came one day after the office of Uzbekistan’s prosecutor
general accused the refugee agency of protecting terrorists and criminals,
while …
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/IRIN/cdd177781877217ba6fcafc620f563f8.htm

RUSSIA, Uzbekistan to hold joint antiterrorist drill
ITAR-TASS – Moscow,Russia
MOSCOW, August 24 (Itar-Tass) – Russia and Uzbekistan are planning to hold
a joint anti-terrorist drill. … The drill will be held in highland Uzbekistan.

www.itar-tass.com/eng/level2.html?NewsID=2345459&PageNum=0

PREPARATIONS under way for Uzbekistan show
Freshinfo (subscription) – London,UK
Preparation in Uzbekistan is under way as the republic gets ready to host
its tenth annual food exhibition, Food Week. Food Week …
www.freshinfo.com/index.php?s=n&ss=nd&sid=37132&s_txt=&s_date=0&ms=&offset=0

UZBEKISTAN General prosecutor’s office aired discontent with the …
Kazinform – Astana,Kazakhstan
TASHKENT. August 24. KAZINFORM. /Rasul Bakhamov/ General prosecutor’s office
of Uzbekistan has aired discontent with the decisions of Kyrgyzstan and
UN High …
www.inform.kz/showarticle.php?lang=eng&id=135635

23/8/05

UN protecting terrorists: Uzbekistan
Daily Times – Lahore,Pakistan
TASHKENT: Uzbekistan’s top prosecutor on Tuesday accused the UN refugee
agency of protecting criminals and terrorists by opposing deportations
of Uzbek …
www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_24-8-2005_pg4_21

22/8/05

KYRGYZSTAN still refusing to hand over refugees to Uzbekistan
RIA Novosti – Moscow,Russia
MOSCOW, August 22 (RIA Novosti) – Kyrgyzstan does not intend to hand over
refugees who fled Uzbekistan after the Andijan uprising, a Kyrgyz Foreign
Ministry …
en.rian.ru/world/20050822/41203090.html

CHINA appears to notch a win in oil race
Globe and Mail – Canada
… of the oil-rich countries of the Caspian Sea basin, including the mainly
Muslim former Soviet republics of Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan and
Kyrgyzstan. …
www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20050822.wpetropolitic0822/BNStory/Business

KYRGYZSTAN still refusing to hand over refugees to Uzbekistan
Akipress (subscription) – Bishkek,Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyzstan does not intend to hand over refugees who fled Uzbekistan after
the Andijan uprising, a Kyrgyz Foreign Ministry official said. …
www.akipress.com/_en_news.php?id=13887

21/8/05

CHINA Flexes Muscle in Post-Cold War Era
Chosun Ilbo – Seoul,South Korea
… kicked off on Thursday attracted observers from eight nations — the
other members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan,
Kyrgyzstan …
english.chosun.com/w21data/html/news/200508/200508210017.html

20/8/05

UZBEKISTAN looks for new allies
Muslim Uzbekistan – Uzbekistan
Russian President Vladimir Putin walks past his counterparts Islam Karimov
of Uzbekistan (L), Hu Jintao of China (C) and Nursultan Nazarbayev of
Kazakhstan …
www.muslimuzbekistan.com/eng/ennews/2005/08/ennews20082005a1.html

SALT Lake mayor to lead Bush protest
Science Daily (press release) – USA
… Many reported dead in Uzbekistan protest (May 14, 2005) — The Uzbekistan
president Saturday denied he gave the order to open fire during a protest
in which 10 …
www.sciencedaily.com/upi/?feed=TopNews&article=
UPI-1-20050820-17570500-bc-us-bush-saltlake.xml

MORE Uzbeks Appeal To UN For Protection
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty – Prague,Czech Republic
The three said they have been hiding inside Kyrgyzstan since the authorities’
crackdown against protesters in eastern Uzbekistan. …
www.rferl.org/featuresarticle/2005/08/ab49c9d3-74dd-4f46-99ee-925463f79095.html

19/8/05

UZBEKISTAN denies receiving 4 refugees from Kyrgyzstan, torturing …
RIA Novosti – Moscow,Russia
… RIA Novosti) – Uzbek prosecutors are denying foreign press reports
that Kyrgyzstan handed over four refugees, one of whom was tortured to
death in Uzbekistan. …
en.rian.ru/world/20050819/41193729.html

RUSSIA helped Uzbekistan investigate Andijan uprising
RIA Novosti – Moscow,Russia
AKTAU (Kazakhstan), August 19 (RIA Novosti) – Russia’s Federal Security
Service (FSB) helped Uzbekistan investigate the Andijan uprising, FSB
chief Nikolai …
en.rian.ru/russia/20050819/41188449.html

ASIA/ Web editor updates world on Uzbekistan
Asahi Shimbun – Tokyo,Japan
MOSCOW-Daniil Kislov started his Web site in 1999 as a way to share the
history and culture of his native valley in Uzbekistan. …
www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200508200104.html

RUSSIA helps Uzbekistan to investigate Andijan events
UzReport.com – Tashkent,Uzbekistan
The Russian special services have provided help to their colleagues in
Uzbekistan in investigating the events in Andijon, Federal Security Service
Director …
www.uzreport.com/E/index.cfm?sec=1&subsec=1&n_ID=17834

UZBEK Refugees Speak Of Hard Life In Exile in Iran
Payvand – Iran
… Now, they are unable to return home, prevented by Uzbek authorities
who accuse them of being members of the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan
(IMU) terrorist …
www.payvand.com/news/05/aug/1193.html

18/8/05

KYRGYZSTAN-UZBEKISTAN: Court overturns denial of refugee status to …
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
… An appeal to overturn a decision by the Kyrgyz migration department
to deny refugee status to Uzbeks who fled violence in southeastern Uzbekistan
was granted …
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/IRIN/6c7baad358c8b616e7606c3a292fe39a.htm

UZBEKISTAN: Fear grips Andijan three months after killings
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
… A report by UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, Theo van Boven, released
in 2003 noted that torture was systematically practiced by Uzbekistan’s
law-enforcement …
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/IRIN/5f87bdd64e42a0b242a5c7f761a44209.htm

UZBEKISTAN’S Eviction Notice: What Next?
Heritage.org – Washington,DC,USA
… counter terrorist threats, Karimov did what his Islamist foes have
demanded all along: He demanded an end to the American “infidel” presence
in Uzbekistan. …
www.heritage.org/Research/RussiaandEurasia/em978.cfm

17/8/05

REPORTER TELLS HIS STORY OF DETENTION IN UZBEKISTAN
American Daily – Stow,OH,USA
Forum 18 News Service Central Asia Correspondent Igor Rotar was deported
from Uzbekistan on Aug. 13. … Formally, you are not on the territory
of Uzbekistan.’”. …
www.americandaily.com/article/8779

SLIPPAGE in Uzbekistan
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
… Uzbekistan formally ordered the closing of Karshi-Khanabad (K2) air
base, which houses some 1,000 troops supporting US efforts in Afghanistan.

washingtontimes.com/commentary/20050816-102615-5999r.htm

REPLAY of the Great Game in Central Asia
The Moscow Times – Russia
… The United States, meanwhile, has an interest in the oil as well as
the bases it runs in Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan to back up its operations
in Afghanistan to …
www.themoscowtimes.com/stories/2005/08/18/016.html

16/8/05

UZBEKISTAN: New support for those living with HIV/AIDS
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
… Hayot. Apart from their immediate medical needs, confidentiality is
a key concern for those living with the virus in Uzbekistan. …
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/IRIN/8fd5fa33db700d26f13f875513238d5d.htm

WASHINGTON GRAPPLES WITH UZBEKISTAN’S EVICTION NOTICE
EurasiaNet – New York,NY,USA
US officials believe that Uzbekistan’s eviction of American forces will
cause only minimal damage over the near-term to Washington’s strategic
interests in …
www.eurasianet.org/departments/insight/articles/eav081605.shtml

RELIGIOUS-FREEDOM investigator deported from Uzbekistan
Catholic World News – USA
16 (Forum 18/CWNews.com) – The government of Uzbekistan has reported a
correspondent for the Forum 18 news service, which specializes in issues
of religious …
www.cwnews.com/news/viewstory.cfm?recnum=39027

UZBEKISTAN: “Entry to the Republic of Uzbekistan closed”
Forum 18 – Oslo,Norway
Forum 18 News Service’s Central Asia Corespondent, Igor Rotar, describes
how he was unjustifiably detained and deported from Uzbekistan. …
www.forum18.org/Archive.php?article_id=631

15/8/05

UZBEKISTAN: Russian human rights journalist deported
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
… litmus test’ of the state of human rights and that attention should
remain on the extremely grave human rights situation still faced by Uzbekistan’s
people.”. …
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/IRIN/1dab8368aa80c2bcd70417fdede9a19e.htm

UZBEK refugees recount harrowing tales three months after Andijan …
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
… with Uzbek refugees awaiting resettlement from Romania have revealed
harrowing tales of violence, trauma and loss in eastern Uzbekistan’s Andijan
town, from …
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/UNHCR/b3a863d9e8527b55a7de79ef2e3604ba.htm

HOME / Headlines / Geo-political and Geo-strategic Designs of …
Media Monitors Network – CA,USA
… From Bulgaria to Romania, Azerbaijan to, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan to
Turkey, Georgia to, Algeria and Nigeria to Afghanistan and the last not
the least Iraq the …
usa.mediamonitors.net/content/view/full/17788

BRITAIN presses Kyrgyzstan not to deport refugees
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
… Uzbekistan has put pressure on Kyrgyzstan to return the refugees, saying
that troops in Andizhan killed 187 people who were mostly bandits and
“terrorists”. …
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L15462529.htm

RUSSIAN education minister visits Uzbekistan
UzReport.com – Tashkent,Uzbekistan
A delegation of the Russian Federation le by the country’s Education and
Science Minister Andrey Fursenko visited Uzbekistan. During …
www.uzreport.com/E/index.cfm?sec=1&subsec=1&n_ID=17761

14/8/05

UZBEKISTAN Deports Detained Persecution Watchdog Correspondent
Christian Post – San Francisco,CA,USA
… former Soviet states, has on numerous occasions reported on the religious
persecution within Eastern European countries including Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan
Serbia …
www.christianpost.com/article/missions/1760/section/uzb
ekistan.deports.detained.persecution.watchdog.correspondent/1.htm

13/8/05

UZBEKISTAN Deports Russian Journalist
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty – Prague,Czech Republic
13 August 2005 — Uzbekistan deported Russian journalist Igor Rotar, who
had been detained upon arriving in the country two days ago. …
www.rferl.org/featuresarticle/2005/08/74e3a76f-8730-4275-9122-3964a3feb1c5.html

BASELESS in Uzbekistan
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
Uzbekistan has unceremoniously invited America to leave the military base
on its soil, and has been simultaneously strengthening ties with Russia
and China. …
washingtontimes.com/op-ed/20050813-103409-6032r.htm

UZBEKISTAN signals
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
Recently, those seeking to assure America of China’s peaceful rise received
a major setback with the announced eviction of US forces from Uzbekistan.

washingtontimes.com/commentary/20050813-105104-1051r.htm

OIL diplomacy to bring peace in Southeast and central Asian …
Webindia123 – India
… The focus of the seminar was to understand the factors responsible
for recent developments in Kyrgzstan, Uzbekistan, religious extremism
and terrorism in …
news.webindia123.com/news/showdetails.asp?id=106635&n_date=20050813&cat=India

12/8/05

UNHCR urges Uzbekistan over deported refugees
Daily Times – Lahore,Pakistan
GENEVA: The United Nations refugee agency on Friday pressed for access
to four people who are in custody after being deported to Uzbekistan in
breach of an …
www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_13-8-2005_pg4_19

UZBEKISTAN: Authorities Must Release Detained Journalist
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
… He is widely considered an expert on Uzbekistan’s Christian and Muslim
religious communities. He had traveled to Uzbekistan on assignment …
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/HRW/afe49771eefa4c9ac7c314e0ea259dbd.htm

UZBEKISTAN: Journalist Igor Rotar detained at Tashkent airport
Central Asian and Southern Caucasus Freedom of Expression Network (CASCFEN) – Azerbaijan
… authorities. There are strong indications Igor Rotar was targeted to
prevent him from researching religious freedom issues in Uzbekistan. …
www.cascfen.org/news.php?nid=1338&cid=9

JOURNALIST Detained in Uzbekistan
New York Times – United States
… He remained in the airport Friday in what Forum 18 and human rights
organizations called a part of Uzbekistan’s pattern of harassing and intimidating

www.nytimes.com/2005/08/13/international/asia/13uzbek-brief.html

US, China entering new Cold War
Taipei Times – Taiwan
… indicated by recent incidents, including China National Offshore Oil
Corp’s (CNOOC) failure to take over the US oil company Unocal, Uzbekistan’s
decision to …
www.taipeitimes.com/News/editorials/archives/2005/08/13/2003267579

11/8/05

FORUM 18 REPORTER DETAINED AT TASHKENT AIRPORT IN UZBEKISTAN
American Daily – Stow,OH,USA
… Airport. Uzbekistan is located in Central Asia, north of Afghanistan
(www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/uz.html). Igor …
www.americandaily.com/article/8697

AUTHORITIES Intensify State Propaganda On Andijon Tragedy
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty – Prague,Czech Republic
… He fled Uzbekistan and instantly became one of the country’s most wanted
men. Parpiev spoke to RFE/RL from an undisclosed location. …
www.rferl.org/featuresarticle/2005/8/963F6243-DD7E-4A91-9A18-EAB39ECAA564.html

10/8/05

KYRGYZSTAN-UZBEKISTAN: Third country resettlement of Andijan 15 …
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
… country accepts the Uzbek citizens as refugees, then Kyrgyzstan, in
compliance with international norms, will have to extradite them to Uzbekistan,”
the Kyrgyz …
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/IRIN/3d5a487cf2284a3dcccd111bff3ad253.htm

RUSSIANS to Retake Uzbekistan Airbase After Americans Leave
Kavkaz Center – Istanbul,Turkey
Russian soldiers have been staying in Uzbekistan for more than a month
preparing to take charge of the Khanabad airbase after the US troops withdrawal

kavkazcenter.com/eng/content/2005/08/10/3984.shtml

UZBEKISTAN NOTEBOOK: THE EXPERIENCES OF A PEACE CORPS VOLUNTEER
EurasiaNet – New York,NY,USA
I was assigned to Khorezm, in the western part of Uzbekistan, where the
climate is hot, dry and dusty. My host family during Peace …
www.eurasianet.org/departments/civilsociety/articles/eav081005.shtml

JOHN Attard Montalto in Uzbekistan
Malta Independent – St. Julians,Malta
Labour MEP John Attard Montalto is in Uzbekistan after receiving an invitation
from the country’s parliament. He was invited as …
217.145.4.56/ind/news.asp?newsitemid=19872

9/8/05

MEDIA NGO BRACES FOR MORE LEGAL TROUBLE IN UZBEKISTAN
EurasiaNet – New York,NY,USA
With one court case over, a California-based media development organization
is bracing for more legal trouble in Uzbekistan. Two …
www.eurasianet.org/departments/insight/articles/eav80905.shtml

UZBEK courts to authorise arrests from 2008
Daily Times – Lahore,Pakistan
… Uzbekistan has faced repeated international criticism for human rights
violations, including alleged routine torture in jails. ap.
www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_10-8-2005_pg4_16

8/8/05

PLAINCLOTHED Russian Commandos to Retake Uzbekistan Airbase After …
MOSNEWS – Russia
Russian soldiers have been staying in Uzbekistan for more than a month
preparing to take charge of the Khanabad airbase after the US troops withdrawal

www.mosnews.com/news/2005/08/08/uzbekbase.shtml

FAREWELL K2: Uzbekistan’s American fallout
Open Democracy – London,UK
After 9/11, the United States and Uzbekistan found many reasons to pursue
a strategic partnership. The United States needed airbases …
www.opendemocracy.net/democracy-protest/uzbekistan_2738.jsp

THREE states ready to take refugees-Kyrgyz official
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
… Nearly 500 people fled Uzbekistan after the government cracked down
on a demonstration in the eastern town of Andizhan last May. …
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L0844325.htm

UZBEK Base And Human Rights
Voice of America – USA
The government of Uzbekistan has requested that the United States leave
the Karshi-Khanabad, or K-2, air base within one-hundred-eighty days.

www.voanews.com/uspolicy/2005-08-08-voa3.cfm

A happy convergence
Los Angeles Times – CA,USA
Uzbekistan’s eviction notice to the Pentagon, and neighboring Kyrgyzstan’s
continued welcome to the US military, offer the Bush administration the
chance to …
www.latimes.com/news/opinion/editorials/la-ed-uzbek8
aug08,0,7602545.story?coll=la-news-comment-editorials

7/8/05

OUSTED From Uzbekistan
Washington Post – United States
… rights and democracy? For Islam A. Karimov, the dictatorial ruler of
Uzbekistan, the answer is a big NO. Karimov’s recent order …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/08/05/AR2005080501484.html

6/8/05

NEW Telecom Network Launched in Central Uzbekistan
Black Enterprise – New York,NY,USA
The East Telecom British-Uzbek-Russian joint venture has launched a branch
in the town of Navoiy in central Uzbekistan, the Uzbek newspaper Ishonch
reported on …
www.blackenterprise.com/yb/ybopen.asp?sec
tion=ybbf&story_id=77719313&ID=blackenterprise

THOMPSON seeks to aid Internews in Uzbekistan
Times-Standard – Eureka,CA,USA
Shortly after two Internews employees were found guilty of criminal activities
in Uzbekistan, Democratic Congressman Mike Thompson’s office contacted
the Arcata …
www.times-standard.com/local/ci_2918964

UZBEKISTAN tells US military to leave
Workers World – USA
The government of Uzbekistan hand-delivered an eviction notice to the Penta
gon on July 29, via US Embassy officials in the capital of Tashkent. …
www.workers.org/2005/world/uzbekistan-0811

5/8/05

US to Stay in Central Asia After Uzbekistan Pullout — Source
MOSNEWS – Russia
The USA intends to maintain its military presence in Central Asia despite
the upcoming closedown of its air base in Uzbekistan, the Interfax news
agency …
www.mosnews.com/news/2005/08/05/ustostay.shtml

US: Uzbekistan’s withdrawal demand won’t hurt bilateral ties
Xinhua – China
4 (Xinhuanet) — The United States and Uzbekistan will continue their dialogue
and cooperation on a series of issuesalthough the Central Asian country
has …
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-08/05/content_3313203.htm

KYRGYZ give Uzbek refugees 10-day asylum deadline
Daily Times – Lahore,Pakistan
BISHKEK: Kyrgyzstan will send 15 refugees back to Uzbekistan, where the
United Nations fears they may face torture or execution, in 10 days unless
a third …
www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_6-8-2005_pg4_22

THE impact of ‘order for guest to leave’
People’s Daily Online – Beijing,China
Days ago, Uzbekistan formally issued to the United States the “order for
the guest to leave”, demanding US troops to pull out of Karshi-khanabad
airbase within …
english.people.com.cn/200508/05/eng20050805_200562.html

4/8/05

AMERICA is kicked out of Uzbekistan
Economist – UK
THE government of Uzbekistan has given America 180 days to vacate its Karshi-Khanabad
airbase, which has been at the heart of American military operations into

www.economist.com/World/asia/displayStory.cfm?story_id=4257097

IN Uzbekistan, Court Accuses Internews of Political Interference …
PR Newswire (press release) – New York,NY,USA
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ — A leading international media
organization was accused today of meddling in the politics …
www.prnewswire.com/cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&
STORY=/www/story/08-04-2005/0004083075&EDATE=

TOP Russian Lawmaker Welcomes Uzbekistan Move to Shut Down US Base
CNSNews.com – Alexandria,VA,USA
Moscow (CNSNews.com) – A senior Russian politician has hailed a decision
by Uzbekistan to shut down a United States military base there, although
Moscow …
www.cnsnews.com/news/viewstory.asp?Page=%5CFore
ignBureaus%5Carchive%5C200508%5CFOR20050804c.html

3/8/05

WISE choice in Uzbekistan
International Herald Tribune – France
When the despot of Uzbekistan, Islam Karimov, demanded over the weekend
that the United States pull out of an air base that it has been using
since 2001 for …
www.iht.com/articles/2005/08/03/news/eduzbek.php

UZBEKISTAN: Activists welcome ban on death penalty
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
… “Until today even discussing the issue of the death penalty was forbidden
in Uzbekistan,” she added. Chikunova was not alone in her assessment.

www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/IRIN/64a00671f58fe03dd1212f23be29d5ae.htm

FATE of 15 citizens of Uzbekistan, being kept in Osh Temporary …
Muslim Uzbekistan – Uzbekistan
As for 15 citizens of Uzbekistan, arrived in Kyrgyzstan amid refugees after
the May 13 Andijan events, and currently being kept in Osh City Temporary
Prison …
www.muslimuzbekistan.com/eng/ennews/2005/08/ennews03082005_1.html

UZBEKISTAN to abolish death penalty since 2008
Kazinform – Astana,Kazakhstan
TASHKENT. August 4. KAZINFORM. /Rasul Bakhamov/ It is planned to abolish
death penalty in Uzbekistan since January 1, 2005, our correspondent reports.

www.inform.kz/txt/showarticle.php?lang=eng&id=133616

WHAT stands behind Uzbekistan’s demand to withdraw US base?
RIA Novosti – Moscow,Russia
… the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Astana,
the regional tour by US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, and Uzbekistan’s
demand to pull …
en.rian.ru/articles/20050802/41076262.html

UZBEKISTAN denounces refugee transfer from Kyrgyzstan to third …
China Daily – China
Uzbekistan on Monday denounced last Friday’s transfer of more than 400
Uzbek refugees from neighboring Kyrgyzstan to a third country, saying
the move violates …
www2.chinadaily.com.cn/english/doc/2005-08/02/content_465568.htm

UZBEKISTAN plans to abolish capital punishment in 2008
RIA Novosti – Moscow,Russia
… When Uzbekistan became independent in 1991, its criminal code contained
more than 30 articles stipulating capital punishment for various crimes.

en.rian.ru/world/20050802/41074157.html

UZBEKISTAN: Abolish the death penalty immediately
Amnesty International – USA
Amnesty International is calling on the President of Uzbekistan, Islam
Karimov, to abolish the death penalty with immediate effect and to lift
the secrecy …
news.amnesty.org/index/ENGEUR620172005

UZBEKISTAN to abolish death penalty
ITAR-TASS – Moscow,Russia
… the “punishment in the form of lifetime imprisonment or long terms
in prison can be ruled y the Supreme Courts of the Republic of Uzbekistan,
the Supreme …
www.tass.ru/eng/level2.html?NewsID=2280874&PageNum=0

1/8/05

GERMANY fears loss of supplies facility in Uzbekistan after US …
Financial Times – London,England,UK
The German government is worried that it may have to give up a vital military
facility in Uzbekistan following the expulsion of US forces from their
air base …
news.ft.com/cms/s/e03c8966-02f1-11da-84e5-00000e2511c8.html

WHAT Does Closure Of US Military Base In Uzbekistan Mean
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty – Prague,Czech Republic
… Prague, 1 August 2005 (RFE/RL) — Craig Murray, a former British ambassador
to Uzbekistan, told RFE/RL that Uzbek President Islam Karimov did not
make a wise …
www.rferl.org/featuresarticle/2005/8/E9DBB7AD-49F4-44E5-87C5-1E0916F24517.html

UZBEKISTAN views refugees’ evacuation as foreign intervention
RIA Novosti – Moscow,Russia
MOSCOW, August 1 (RIA Novosti, Abu-Ali Niyazmatov) – Uzbekistan views the
evacuation of its refugees as foreign intervention and an attempt to play
the so …
en.rian.ru/world/20050801/41068006.html

FEDERATION Council speaker supports withdrawal of US base from …
RIA Novosti – Moscow,Russia
Uzbek authorities allowed the deployment of a US military base in Uzbekistan
at a time when it was necessary for the counterterrorist operation in
Afghanistan …
en.rian.ru/russia/20050801/41067034.html

UZBEKISTAN SERVES UNITED STATES WITH AIR BASE EVICTION NOTICE
EurasiaNet – New York,NY,USA
Uzbekistan’s decision to evict US military personnel from the Karshi-Khanabad
airbase effectively marks the start of the Russian-led counter-revolution
in …
www.eurasianet.org/departments/insight/articles/eav080105.shtml

    
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