Monthly Archives: December 2005

Uzbek Minister Accused Of Crimes Against Humanity

Survivors of torture and a government crackdown on an uprising in the eastern Uzbek city of Andijon in May have filed a lawsuit against Uzbekistan’s Interior Minister Zokirjon Almatov. Zokirjon Almatov (file photo) (RFE/RL) The New York-based Human Rights Watch said today the suit was filed with German federal prosecutors on 12 December. It calls for the prosecution of Almatov ... Read More »