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Uzbekistan: Political Science Studies Terminated

(Sept. 15, 2015) It was reported on September 1, 2015, that the Minister of Higher and Special Education of Uzbekistan, Alisher Vakhabov, had issued an order cancelling the teaching of political science in Uzbekistan’s universities. (Uzbek Officials Renounced Political Studies, RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY (Sept. 1, 2015) (in Russian).) A photocopy of the order, which […]

Uzbekistan: Car Insurance Made Obligatory

(June 2, 2008) On April 21, 2008, the President of Uzbekistan promulgated the Law on Mandatory Civil Liability Insurance of Vehicle Owners, making Uzbekistan the first post-Soviet country where the law obligates vehicle owners to insure against civil liability for any harm caused to the life, health, and (or) property of third parties that occurred […]

Uzbekistan: Government Combats Trafficking

(Mar. 2, 2008) On January 31, 2008, the Government of Uzbekistan conducted a Cabinet meeting dedicated to the problem of human trafficking. Although the trafficking of women for sex trade is a common problem in Central Asia, this was the first case of discussing this problem at the highest level of the government in Uzbekistan, […]