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Uzbek Leader Mirziyoyev, Advancing Reforms at Home, Visits US

Last Sunday, a group of Uzbek human rights activists laid a floral wreath at a statue in the center of Tashkent, the country's capital. It commemorated the 13th anniversary of the massacre of 400 civilians in the central Asian nation, all of them shot to death by the military during an anti-government protest, allegedly on orders of the late dictator Islam Karimov. To Human Rights Watch investigator Steve Swerdlow, that simple act of humanity — the laying of the wreath — shows that...

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