Islam and Muslims in Uzbekistan

Capital: Tashkent (Toshkent)
Population: 26 million
Muslims Percent: 80% (mostly Sunni Muslims)

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Letter from Uzbekistan

01/08/06 Uzbek singer on trial for song about massacre
13/05/06 Uzbek leader silences critics of massacre
13/05/06 Still waiting to bury their dead
11/05/06 West urged to punish Uzbekistan
11/05/06 Outlook bleak in wake of Andijan
27/04/06 Andijan massacre raises questions over UK arms trade
21/03/06 Uzbekistan forces out refugee agency
05/01/06 Tashkent's hidden Islamic relic
30/12/05 Ex-envoy to Uzbekistan goes public on torture
24/11/05 Uzbekistan looks east for new friends
18/11/05 Revival of Cossacks Casts Muslim Group Out of Russia to U.S.
15/11/05 Uzbekistan moves into Moscow's camp as 'show trial' convicts 15
15/11/05 Uzbek uprising 'leaders' jailed for 20 years
12/11/05 Media group condemns attack on journalist
11/11/05 Journalist 'staged attack to gain asylum in west'
26/10/05 'Harassed' BBC shuts Uzbek office - BBC
26/10/05 The bullet holes and bloodstains are gone, but for Uzbeks life is even worse
19/10/05 Uzbek 'inciter' shown confessing - BBC
14/10/05 Uzbek soldiers 'shot civilians' - BBC
06/10/05 Uzbek victims testify at trial - BBC
03/10/05 EU bans arms sales to Uzbekistan - BBC
30/09/05 EU imposes sanctions on Uzbekistan
21/09/05 Uzbeks accuse foreign media of coup attempt as Andijan 'show trial' opens
21/09/05 Uzbekistan puts 15 'terrorists' on trial for Andijan atrocity
20/09/05 Uzbeks accused of torture in wake of massacre - Guardian
17/09/05 Massacre witnesses are freed to find refuge - Guardian
05/09/05 Uzbekistan forced confessions to justify massacre of protesters
31/08/05 Uzbek activist held in mental hospital
25/08/05 Repression continues in Andijan uprising's aftermath - Forum 18
13/08/05 Uzbekistan Authorities Deport Religious Freedom Reporter
01/08/05 Uzbekistan kicks US out of military base - Guardian
01/08/05 Uzbekistan told US to close down airbase 'after gas deal with Russia' and get out
30/06/05 UK trained Uzbek troops weeks before massacre - Guardian
21/06/05 Uzbek units linked to deadly crackdown got U.S. training
14/06/05 U.S. Opposed Calls at NATO for Probe of Uzbek Killings Officials Feared Losing Air Base Access
13/06/05 Uzbek protesters ran gantlet of death
09/06/05 Uzbek pot begins to boil
08/06/05 Bullets 'fell like rain' during Uzbek massacre
07/06/05 Human Rights Watch calls Uzbek government crackdown a massacre
24/05/05 Uzbek Activist Says She Saw 500 Bodies
21/05/05 US cuts back Uzbek military links - Guardian
20/05/05 '1,000 killed' in Uzbekistan - Scotsman
20/05/05 Uzbek troops reoccupy town - Guardian
20/05/05 Uzbek Faithful Attend Mosque Prayers - ABC News
20/05/05 Comment: Who’s to Blame in Uzbekistan? - IWPR
20/05/05 Andijan Remembers the Dead - IWPR
20/05/05 Uzbekistan rejects calls for investigation - Guardian
19/05/05 'If the troops return, we will fight them' - Guardian
18/05/05 Slaughter 'signals end of Karimov regime' - Guardian, UK
18/05/05 He's our sonofabitch - Guardian
17/05/05 Army 'kills 200' in second Uzbek city as thousands head for border - Independent
17/05/05 Profile: Islam Karimov - BBC
16/05/05 Uzbek violence challenges leader's hard line - CS Monitor, USA
16/05/05 Straw condemns Uzbekistan after 500 protesters are killed - Guardian, UK
15/05/05 Massacre in Uzbekistan - Independent, UK
15/05/05 Anger as US backs brutal regime - Observer, UK
15/05/05 Uzbekistan on the brink as clashes spread - Observer, UK
15/05/05 HRW Blames Turmoil on Uzbek Regime - Islam Online
14/05/05 Violence flares in Uzbekistan - Guardian, UK
14/05/05 Blood Flows in Uzbek Crackdown - IWPR
13/05/05 Uzbeks killed as soldiers open fire on rally - Guardian, UK
13/05/05 A Year of Disturbances - IWPR
13/05/05 Uzbek Troops Fire on Thousands at Andijan Rally - IWPR
22/04/05 Islam Karimov Vs. The Clans - Radio Liberty, Czech Republic
11/03/05 EurasiaNet Civil Society - Uzbekistan: Islam and Karimov
25/02/05 Increased jailing of Muslims for being Muslim - Forum 18
18/02/05 Illegally kidnapped Muslim jailed - Forum 18
14/02/05 Islamic charitable work "criminal" and "extremist"? - Forum 18
16/02/05 Former ambassador takes redundancy - Guardian
04/01/05 Uzbekistan's genocide machine kills another muslim prisoner - CASCFEN
01/11/04 Former chief mufti calls for lifting of restrictions on Islam - Forum 18
12/10/04 Outspoken UK envoy to Uzbekistan may lose job - Guardian
31/07/04 Tug-of-war over Uzbekistan - Asia Times
14/07/04 US moves to cut off aid to Uzbekistan - Independent, UK
09/07/04 Uzbek Government Accused of Crackdown on Muslims - Voice of America
21/06/04 EurasiaNet Human Rights - Uzbekistan Wages War on Islamic Dress
18/05/04 Genocide in Uzbekistan - Muslim Uzbekistan
13/05/04 Sufism used for Uzbek propaganda in the USA - Forum 18
13/04/04 Uzbekistan: Crackdown Targets Dissident Muslim Women - Human Rights Watch
07/04/04 Neighbourhood watch - Guardian, UK
29/03/04 Muslim Militants Blamed for Uzbek Death Blasts - Scotsman, UK
29/03/04 A Look at Uzbek President Islam Karimov - Guardian, UK / AP
13/02/04 Britain's man in Tashkent wades back into controversy - Independent, UK
13/02/04 Uzbek mother who publicised 'boiling' torture of son gets hard labour
18/01/04 Meet our new Saddam: Introducing Islam Karimov of Uzbekistan
12/01/04 Is Karimov Too Tough on Terror? - Insight Magazine
06/01/04 Uzbekistan: Rights Group Says Torture Increasing - Radio Free Europe
02/12/03 Uzbek Muslim Boiled To Death By US Ally Karimov
06/11/03 In Uzbekistan, religion is victim of war on terror - CS Monitor
23/10/03 Islam enjoys wide popularity among Uzbek women
18/07/03 Never Mind the Torture - MotherJones
16/07/03 Religious freedom survey July 2003 - Forum 18
14/06/03 'Illegal' Uzbek opposition meet - BBC
11/06/03 Uzbek Women Suffer in Silence - IWPR
28/05/03 Uzbekistan's human rights "dire" - Amnesty
26/05/03 US looks away as new ally tortures Islamists
10/05/03 Why the US feels at home in Uzbekistan - Guardian, UK
12/01/03 Human Rights Hypocrisy: The Uzbekistan Alliance - Islam Online
13/08/02 Religious persecution unchecked in Uzbekistan - Chicago Tribune
16/09/00 Uzbekistan's Not-So-Holy War


Complete news coverage of Uzbek Unrest - IWPR

Muslim Uzbekistan, Political Analytical Islamic Site

Central Asia news on IWPR

Uzbekistan's Internet Resources

BBC's profile on Uzbekistan

Religious Persecution of Muslims in Uzbekistan - Human Rights Watch

Religious muslims facing harsh sentences - STP, Germany

History of Uzbekistan

Forum 18 News

Map of Uzbekistan - National Geographic

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