In an exclusive interview with RFE/RL, a former high-ranking Uzbek security-service official gives a detailed account of mistreatment during his own imprisonment.
Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoev, making a landmark visit to Tajikistan, has vowed to swiftly build stronger relations after years of tension between the Central Asian neighbors.
Shavkat Mirziyoev's upcoming visit marks only the second time an Uzbek president has made an official visit to Tajikistan since 1991. It's a bilateral relationship that has been fraught for some 20 years.
An outspoken Tashkent imam has tried to explain ways to prevent having a gay child.
An Uzbek court agreed to look into allegations of torture by journalist Bobomurod Abdullaev, as his trial got under way in Tashkent on March 7.
The younger daughter of late Uzbek President Islam Karimov says she is leaving her post as president of Uzbekistan’s Gymnastics Federation, weeks after she resigned from the post of ambassador to UNESCO.
The trial of an Uzbek journalist who says his jailers tortured him and told him his children would be raped or killed has been postponed until later in the week.
Uzbek opposition journalist Yusuf Rozimurodov has been released from prison after spending 19 years behind bars, human rights activist Ismoil Adilov has told RFE/RL.
One of Uzbekistan’s most controversial former officials returns to the ranks of the government. (The views expressed in this blog post do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL.)
Uzbek journalist Muhammad Bekjon says authorities have lifted parole restrictions previously placed on him, one year after his release from almost 18 years behind bars.
Uzbek authorities say the country's former prosecutor-general, Rashidjon Qodirov, is being investigated for alleged extortion, bribery, and abuse of office.
From the safety of Germany, an Uzbek journalist speaks openly about the end of his decade-long effort to escape torture in Uzbekistan.