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About Steve Swerdlow

Steve Swerdlow is a Central Asia researcher at Human Rights Watch. He tweets at @steveswerdlow

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“Francesc”

Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Out of political prison in Uzbekistan, and still an optimist

Erkin Musaev spent 11 years in prison on fabricated charges. As signs of cautious reform emerge in Uzbekistan, this former political prisoner is keen to see real change happen. 

Detaining the president’s daughter

Karimova under house arrest Dore Ryan.jpgA year on from her disappearance from public life, what does the treatment of Gulnara Karimova reveal about Uzbekistan’s rights crisis?

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