Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe


UNITED STATES HELSINKI COMMISSION

An independant agency of the United States Government charged with monitoring and encouraging compliance with the Helsinki Final Act and other commitments of the 55 countries participating in the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).

Uzbekistan


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  • May 13, 2005

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Calls for Calm, Respect for Human Rights in Uzbekistan Press Release
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  • Nov 20, 2004

    Democratization in Central Asia Statement
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  • Jul 28, 2004

    CIS Response Letter to President Karimov (Uzbekistan) Article
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  • Jun 24, 2004

    Hearing: Uzbekistan: Stifled Democracy, Human Rights in Decline Hearing
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2014

  • Oct 28, 2014

    Briefing: Imprisoned in Uzbekistan: Politically Motivated Cases Event
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  • Oct 22, 2014

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Politically and Religiously Motivated Imprisonment in Uzbekistan Press Release
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2013

  • Jul 25, 2013

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to hold briefing on the New Silk Road Press Release
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2012

  • May 8, 2012

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Political Prisoners in Central Asia Press Release
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  • Mar 28, 2012

    Chairman Smith’s Bill Promoting Online Freedom Is Passed by Key House Subcommittee Press Release
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  • Feb 28, 2012

    Live Webcast and Witness added: U.S. Helsinki Commission to hold Hearing on Missing Persons with Queen Noor Press Release
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2011

  • Jul 29, 2011

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Welcomes Recognition of Romani Victims of Nazi Genocide; Urges Other European Nations to Act Press Release
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  • Jul 28, 2011

    U.S. Policy and the OSCE: Making Good on Commitments Hearing
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  • May 11, 2011

    Central Asia and the Arab Spring: Growing Pressure for Human Rights? Hearing
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  • May 6, 2011

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Central Asia and the Arab Spring Press Release
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2010

  • Nov 30, 2010

    Cardin: OSCE Summit an Opportunity for Clinton, Kazakhstan on Human Rights Press Release
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  • Nov 15, 2010

    Watch now: The Helsinki Commission Story Press Release
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  • Nov 1, 2010

    OSCE 2010 Informal Ministerial: Kazakhstan Persistence earns a Summit in Astana Article
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  • Sep 22, 2010

    Senate Committee Passes Cardin, Boxer, Brownback Bill Addressing Child Trafficking Press Release
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  • Aug 3, 2010

    Commission Marks 35 Years of Helsinki Final Act Press Release
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  • Aug 2, 2010

    Statement on a resolution marking the 35th anniversary of the signing of the Helsinki Final Act Statement
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  • Jul 27, 2010

    Copenhagen Anniversary Conference: 20 Years of the Copenhagen Document Article
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  • Jul 16, 2010

    Helsinki Commission Calls for Increased Efforts to Combat Demand that Encourages Human Trafficking Press Release
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  • Jul 15, 2010

    Senate Adopts Wall Street Reform Including Cardin-Lugar Provision to Increase Transparency and Attack Corruption Press Release
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  • Jul 15, 2010

    Wall Street Reform: U.S. Takes Leadership in Extractive Industries Transparency Statement
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  • Jun 14, 2010

    Legislation, Leadership Needed to Fight Human Trafficking Press Release
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  • Jun 9, 2010

    OSCE Representative Cites Threats to Free Media Statement
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  • May 4, 2010

    Mitigating Inter-Ethnic Conflict in the OSCE Region Hearing
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  • May 4, 2010

    Hearing on Inter-Ethnic Conflict Event
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  • May 4, 2010

    Commissioners Call for Political Leadership to Prevent Inter-Ethnic Conflicts Press Release
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  • May 3, 2010

    Cardin, Hastings Denounce Reprisals, Restrictions on Free Media Press Release
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  • Apr 27, 2010

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Inter-Ethnic Conflict Press Release
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  • Apr 22, 2010

    Hearing on Revenue Transparency and Human Rights Event
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  • Apr 20, 2010

    Natural Resource Charter Statement
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  • Apr 19, 2010

    Commission to Hold Hearing on Revenue Transparency and Human Rights Press Release
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  • Feb 2, 2010

    Commission Calls for Kazakhstan to Lead OSCE by Example Press Release
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  • Jan 28, 2010

    ROOM CHANGE: Hearing on Kazakhstan’s Leadership of the OSCE Press Release
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  • Jan 21, 2010

    More Power to More People: Lessons from West Africa on Resource Transparency Article
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2009

  • Dec 30, 2009

    Corruption: A Problem that Spans the OSCE Region and Dimensions Article
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  • Oct 28, 2009

    Hearing on U.S. Policy toward OSCE Event
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  • Oct 26, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Seek to Improve International Religious Freedom Press Release
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  • Oct 22, 2009

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on U.S. Policy Toward OSCE Press Release
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  • Sep 17, 2009

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Statement upon Administration Decision on Missile Defense Press Release
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  • Jul 13, 2009

    Commission to Hold Hearing on Iran and its OSCE Neighbors Press Release
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  • Jun 3, 2009

    Co-Chairman Hastings Calls for Revenue Transparency Press Release
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  • May 8, 2009

    **CANCELLED**Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Revenue Transparency and Human Rights Press Release
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2008

  • Aug 11, 2008

    OSCE 101: Briefing for Civil Society Press Release
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  • Jul 21, 2008

    Uzbekistan Three Years after the Andijon Massacre Article
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  • May 13, 2008

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Human Rights in Uzbekistan Three Years After Andijan Events Event
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  • May 13, 2008

    Uzbekistan: Three Years after Andijan Briefing
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  • May 8, 2008

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Human Rights in Uzbekistan Three Years After Andijan Events Press Release
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2007

  • Dec 14, 2007

    Torture Statement
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  • Jun 20, 2007

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Energy Security in the OSCE Region Press Release
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  • May 18, 2007

    Uzbekistan: Two Years after Andijon Briefing
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  • May 18, 2007

    Briefing on Uzbekistan Event
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  • May 14, 2007

    Helsinki Commission Announces Briefing on Uzbekistan Press Release
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2006

  • Sep 20, 2006

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Shanghai Cooperation Organization Press Release
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  • Aug 17, 2006

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Welcome Russian Decision to Suspend Extradition of Refugees to Uzbekistan Press Release
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  • Aug 10, 2006

    Helsinki Commission Leadership Condemns Kyrgyz Return of Uzbek Refugees Press Release
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  • Jul 25, 2006

    Uzbekistan: Are There Prospects for Change? Briefing
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  • Jul 21, 2006

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Prospects for Political Change in Uzbekistan Press Release
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  • Jun 28, 2006

    Belgium’s Chairmanship of the OSCE Hearing
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  • Jun 22, 2006

    Belgium’s Chairmanship of the OSCE Press Release
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  • Mar 7, 2006

    Helsinki Commission Condemns Imprisonment of Uzbek Activists Press Release
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2005

  • Dec 14, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioners Decry Lack of Religious Freedom in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan Press Release
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  • Dec 14, 2005

    Religious Freedom in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan Briefing
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  • Dec 8, 2005

    Helsinki Commission to Examine Religious Freedom in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan Press Release
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  • Nov 18, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioners Condemn Andijan Trial Verdicts in Uzbekistan Press Release
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  • Nov 9, 2005

    Report on the 2005 Human Dimension Implementation Meeting Article
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  • Nov 8, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioners Praise State Department Report, Say Religious Freedom "Endangered" Press Release
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  • Nov 8, 2005

    U.S. Helsinki Commissioners Express Disappointment in Azeri Elections Press Release
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  • Sep 19, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioners Voice Doubts About Kazakh Bid for OSCE Chairmanship Press Release
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  • Jul 12, 2005

    U.S. Helsinki Co-Chairman Introduces Central Asia Democracy and Human Rights Legislation Press Release
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  • Jun 29, 2005

    The Uzbekistan Crisis: Assessing the Impact and Next Steps Hearing
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  • Jun 23, 2005

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Latest Developments in Uzbekistan Crisis Press Release
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  • May 19, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Probes Uzbek Crisis Press Release
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  • May 19, 2005

    Unrest in Uzbekistan: Crisis and Prospects Briefing
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  • May 18, 2005

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Crisis in Uzbekistan Press Release
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  • May 13, 2005

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Calls for Calm, Respect for Human Rights in Uzbekistan Press Release
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  • Mar 24, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Call for Prompt Free and Fair Elections in Kyrgyzstan Press Release
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  • Mar 1, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Reviews Security and Human Rights Challenges in Europe and Beyond Press Release
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  • Mar 1, 2005

    Resolute in Russia Press Release
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  • Jan 13, 2005

    Democracy in the CIS Press Release
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2004

  • Nov 20, 2004

    Democratization in Central Asia Statement
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  • Oct 14, 2004

    Europe's Largest Human Rights Meeting Concludes Press Release
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  • Jul 28, 2004

    CIS Response Letter to President Karimov (Uzbekistan) Article
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  • Jul 28, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Leadership Engage Heads of Nine CIS Countries Article
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  • Jul 16, 2004

    Uzbekistan’s Human Rights Record Spurs State Department De-Certification Article
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  • Jun 24, 2004

    Hearing: Uzbekistan: Stifled Democracy, Human Rights in Decline Hearing
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  • Jun 18, 2004

    Democracy and Human Rights in Uzbekistan Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • Feb 26, 2004

    Hearing: The Bulgarian Leadership of the OSCE Hearing
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  • Feb 23, 2004

    Commission Leaders Urge Release of Imprisoned 62 Year-Old Uzbekistan Woman Press Release
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  • Feb 19, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Reviews Bulgaria’s Leadership of the OSCE Press Release
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  • Feb 10, 2004

    Moscow Should Engage the OSCE in Resolving the Chechen Problem Press Release
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2003

  • Dec 19, 2003

    Letter to The Honorable Colin L. Powell Dated 12/19/03 Article
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  • Dec 10, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Members Engage Government Leaders at Annual Human Rights Review Article
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  • Dec 3, 2003

    Commission Hearing Looked Ahead to Maastricht Ministerial Article
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  • Oct 27, 2003

    Briefing: OSCE Police-Related Activities Briefing
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  • Sep 9, 2003

    Hearing: U.S. Policy Toward the OSCE Hearing
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  • Sep 4, 2003

    U.S. Policy Under Review by Helsinki Commission Press Release
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  • Sep 3, 2003

    Hearing: The Dutch Leadership of the OSCE Hearing
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  • Jun 26, 2003

    Combating Torture and Assisting Victims of Torture Statement
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  • Jun 25, 2003

    International Day in Support of the Victims of Torture Statement
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  • Jun 24, 2003

    Torture Deaths in Uzbekistan Reveal Lack of Progress Statement
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  • Jun 5, 2003

    Death by Torture in Uzbekistan Continues Press Release
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  • May 23, 2003

    Full Text of Helsinki Commission Letter to President Bush Press Release
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  • May 2, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Decries Central Asia’s Imprisoned Press Freedoms Press Release
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  • Feb 10, 2003

    Moscow Should Engage the OSCE in Resolving the Chechen Problem (Russian) Article
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2002

  • Dec 31, 2002

    Democracy and Human Rights Trends in Eurasia and East Europe: A Decade of Membership in the Organization (Report Only) Article
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  • Oct 10, 2002

    Hearing: U.S. Policy Toward the OSCE Hearing
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  • Jun 27, 2002

    New Lows for Religious Freedom in Uzbekistan Statement
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  • Jun 17, 2002

    Hearing Addresses Dramatic Increase in Anti-Semitic Attacks Across Europe Article
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  • Jun 4, 2002

    Commission Hearing Examines Cooperation in the War on Terrorism in the OSCE Region Article
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  • May 8, 2002

    Hearing: International Cooperation in the War on Terrorism Hearing
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  • Apr 23, 2002

    Central Asia Focus of Commission Briefings Article
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  • Mar 28, 2002

    Briefing: Escalating Violence and Rights Violations in Central Asia Briefing
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  • Mar 22, 2002

    Escalating Violence and Rights Violations in Central Asia Subject of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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  • Mar 13, 2002

    Karimov Receives Helsinki Commission Letter on Uzbekistan’s Human Rights Violations Press Release
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  • Mar 12, 2002

    Text of Letter from United States Helsinki Commission Members to President Karimov Press Release
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  • Mar 12, 2002

    Karimov Urged to Confront Uzbekistan’s Human Rights Record Press Release
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  • Mar 7, 2002

    Briefing: U.S. Policy in Central Asia and Human Rights Concerns Briefing
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  • Mar 6, 2002

    U.S. Policy in Central Asia and Human Rights Concerns Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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2001

  • Dec 20, 2001

    Human Rights in Central Asia Statement
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  • Dec 12, 2001

    Hearing: Human Rights and Democracy in Kyrgyzstan Hearing
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  • Nov 16, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Examines U.S. Policy Toward the OSCE Article
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  • Oct 31, 2001

    Hearing: Romania's Chairmanship of the OSCE Hearing
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  • Oct 3, 2001

    Hearing: U.S. Policy Toward OSCE Hearing
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  • Sep 7, 2001

    Briefing: Domestic Violence in the OSCE Region Briefing
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  • Sep 7, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Briefing Surveys Domestic Violence in the OSCE Region Press Release
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  • Aug 28, 2001

    UPDATE Helsinki Commission Briefing Surveys Domestic Violence in the OSCE Region Press Release
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  • Aug 3, 2001

    Torture and Police Abuse in the OSCE Region Statement
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  • Jul 11, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Co-Chairman Denounces Death of Uzbek Held in Police Custody Press Release
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  • Jun 25, 2001

    Helsinki Commissioner Announces Anti-Torture Resolution on “International Day in Support of Victims of Torture” Press Release
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  • May 2, 2001

    Hearing: Ukraine at the Crossroads: Ten Years After Independence Hearing
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2000

  • Sep 1, 2000

    Report: U.S. Statements at the 1999 OSCE Review Conference Article
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  • Jul 20, 2000

    Freedom of Religion Remains in Peril Press Release
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  • Jun 29, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Chairman Decries Torture of Uzbek Writer Press Release
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  • Mar 1, 2000

    Report: Human Rights and Democratization in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan Article
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1999

  • Nov 11, 1999

    Democratization and Human Rights in Central Asia Statement
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  • Oct 21, 1999

    Central Asia: The Statement
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  • Oct 18, 1999

    Hearing: Democratization and Human Rights in Uzbekistan Hearing
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  • Oct 18, 1999

    “Uzbekistan is One of the Most Repressive New Independent States,” says Helsinki Commission Chairman Smith Press Release
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  • Jul 22, 1999

    Uzbekistan's Litany of Violations Statement
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  • Feb 18, 1999

    Briefing: Civil Society, Democracy, and Markets in East Central Europe and the NIS: Problems and Perspectivies Briefing
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1998

  • Mar 1, 1998

    Report on Political Reform and Human Rights in Uzbekistan, Kyrgystan, and Kazakstan Article
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1997

  • Dec 1, 1997

    Report on the 1997 OSCE Meeting on Human Dimesions Article
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  • Mar 1, 1997

    Report on Government-Opposition Relations in Uzbekistan Article
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1995

  • Mar 15, 1995

    Briefing: Emerging Free Trade Union Movement in the Newly Independent States Briefing
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  • Feb 17, 1995

    Briefing: US Assistance to Eastern Europe and the NIS Briefing
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1994

  • May 3, 1994

    Briefing: Doing Business in Russia and the NIS: Opportunities and Obstacles (N/A) Briefing
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1992

  • Aug 1, 1992

    Report: Presidential Elections and Independence Referendums in the Baltic States, the Soviet Union adn Successor States: A compendium of Reports 1991 - 1992 Article
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  • Apr 10, 1992

    Helsinki Commission Visit to Armenia, Azerbaijan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, and Ukraine Article
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  • Jan 9, 1992

    Hearing: The New Commonwealth of Independent States: Problems, Perspectives, and U.S. Policy Implications Hearing
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1991

  • Dec 14, 1991

    Report: The Referendum on Independence and Presidential Election In Uzbekistan Article
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  • Feb 6, 1991

    Hearing: The USSR in Crisis: State of the Union Hearing
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