Category Archives: Uzbekistan

Half-Time Special: Act I (a belly dancer speaks about human rights)

Most of you know Craig Murray by now, but you might not know too much about his lovely missus, Nadira. It would be a pity if this state of affairs were allowed to continue, so without further delay allow me … Continue reading

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Elena Urlaeva

Meet Elena Urlaeva. She is a vocal critic of Islam Karimov (president of Uzbekistan and long-time ally in the global ‘war’ on terror): Human Rights First – What’s At Stake?: Elena Urlaeva is a human rights activist and member of … Continue reading

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I can almost hear Jack Straw holding his breath and hoping this works

Independent – Uzbekistan puts 15 ‘terrorists’ on trial for Andijan atrocity: Human rights campaigners claimed that up to 700 mostly unarmed civilians were mown down indiscriminately by Uzbek security forces anxious to clamp down on an anti-government demonstration which had … Continue reading

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Some viewing for tonight

The Ambassador’s Last Stand Wed 21 Sep, 7:00 pm – 7:50 pm Yet another example of BBC bias. They clearly have no respect for our government’s right to turn a blind eye to Islam Karimov’s wholly necessary use of torture … Continue reading

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The Ballad of Islam Karimov

Come and listen to a story about Islam Karimov And Uzbekistan, the land he’d like to stay in power of. He’s a tyrant and a murderer, I’m sorry to be rude, But the reason we ignore it all is equally … Continue reading

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Taking a break (so I can do more work)

Bloggerheads is shutting down for two weeks so I can focus on The Political Weblog Project. When I return on Friday Thursday September 1st, we’re all going to have a little chat about Uzbekistan. Here’s a new Flash music video … Continue reading

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The proposal of sanctions against the Uzbek cotton industry

Craig Murray – Why the US won’t admit it was jilted: President Karimov of Uzbekistan has served notice to quit on the US base in his country. This completes a process of diplomatic revolution as Karimov turns away from the … Continue reading

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Monday – the exclusion zone protest

Exclusion zone protest Monday August 1st Assembly at 2pm on Monday August 1 outside Parliament. I have 250 A3 posters that I plan to share out. I couldn’t get past my the original design (right), which I feel has a … Continue reading

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Ridding ourselves of the foundation-wearing ‘five times a night’ appeasement monkey

Fact: heavy foundation hides even the greatest of blushes Andreas Whittam Smith – Blair is another Chamberlain – in denial and wrong: If the British didn’t wish to be led by an appeaser in the Second World War, then they … Continue reading

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I refuse to surrender

1. I make no apologies for my statements last Thursday, and do not plan to use a “Wahhh! But they’re doing it, too!” defence… but there are few things that need to be brought to your attention. 2. I am … Continue reading

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