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Uzbekistan: Joint Letter to Danish Foreign Minister Villy Søvndal regarding State-Sponsored Forced Labor and Child Labor

Flag of Denmark.svgMr. Villy Søvndal
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark

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Slaves for the fall season:

cotton5 siteIn the Khorezm region of Uzbekistan alone, the authorities are planning to send 170,000 schoolchildren to the cotton harvest – and there is documentary evidence

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Uzbekistan: Joint Letter to Secretary Clinton regarding State-Sponsored Forced Labor and Child Labor

The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton 
Secretary of State
U.S. Department of State

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European Council presents Uzbek textiles with tariff privileges

UZB-EU 1…despite the fact that Uzbek textiles are made from cotton harvested by the slave labor of children 

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Another victim of forced child labour in Uzbekistan: 13-year old boy in coma

Pardaev siteBakhodir Pardaev, born in 1998, a 7th grade school child, School No. 24, Chirakchi district, Kashkadarya province, was run over by a car while returning together with other schoolchildren from cotton fields.

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