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Uzbekistan: Torture Widespread, Routine

Expand Screenshot from a video showing a photo of a prisoner working at Uzbekistan's Jaslyk prison. © 2019 VOA (Berlin) – Uzbekistan should carry out the United Nations Committee Against Torture’s recommendations to end the “widespread, routine torture and ill-treatment” in the country, Human Rights Watch said today. The committee’s review of Uzbekistan under the Convention against Torture highlighted that the steps Tashkent has taken to curb the use of torture have been insufficient. Urgent further measures should include full implementation of a ban on the use of torture-tainted evidence…

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