REPORTS ON FORCED LABOR OF ADULTS AND CHILDREN IN THE COTTON SECTOR OF UZBEKISTAN

Chronicle of Forced Labor 2014, by Uzbek-German Forum for Human Rights

Issue 1, May 15, 2014

Issue 2, August 18, 2014

Issue 3, September 15, 2014

Issue 4, September 26, 2014

Issue 5, October 5, 2014

Human Rights Due Diligence and World Bank Funding in Uzbekistan’s Agriculture Sector

Uzbek-German Forum for Human Rights, June 2014

Forced Labor in Uzbekistan: Report on the 2013 Cotton Harvest

Uzbek-German Forum for Human Rights 

Review of the 2013 Cotton Harvest in Uzbekistan: State Forced-Labour System Continues

Cotton Campaign


View Map of abuses in the 2013 Uzbek cotton harvest in a larger map

Map of abuses in the 2013 Uzbek cotton harvestThe map above depicts each confirmed incident documented in reports from human rights monitors, articles in the press, and from observations e-mailed directly by Uzbek citizens.

Review of the first month of the 2013 Cotton Harvest in Uzbekistan

Cotton Campaign

 

Chronicle of Forced Labour 2013

Issue 1, June 5, 2013
Issue 2, August 26, 2013

Issue 3, September 9, 2013

Issue 4, September 19, 2013

Issue 5, October 3, 2013

Issue 6, October 16, 2013

Issue 7, October 28, 2013

A SYSTEMIC PROBLEM: State-Sponsored Forced Labour in Uzbekistan’s Cotton Sector Continues in 2012

Uzbek-German Forum for Human Rights and the Cotton Campaign, 2013

Review of the 2012 Cotton Harvest in Uzbekistan, English

Review of the 2012 Cotton Harvest in Uzbekistan, Russian

Uzbek-German Forum for Human Rights and Cotton Campaign

Chronicle Of Forced Child Labour 2012

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Issue 2

Issue 3

Issue 4

Issue 5

Issue 6

Issue 7

Uzbek – German Forum for Human Rights, 2012

Cotton: It’s not a plant; it’s politics- The system of forced labour in Uzbekistan’s cotton sector

Uzbek – German Forum for Human Rights, 2012

From the Field: Travels of Uzbek Cotton Through the Value Chain

Responsible Sourcing Network, 2012

Forced Child Labour in Uzbekistan: Some Changes- But Not For The Better

Centre d’Etudes en Géopolitique et Gouvernance, Grenoble Ecole De Management, March 2012

Country Summary: Uzbekistan

Human Rights Watch, 2012

Chronicle of Forced Child Labour 2011

Uzbek-German Forum for Human Rights, 2011

“No One Left to Witness” Torture, the Failure of Habeas Corpus, and the Silencing of Lawyers in Uzbekistan

Human Rights Watch, 2011

White Gold: Uzbekistan, A Slave Nation For Our Cotton?

Environmental Justice Foundation and Uzbek-German Forum for Human Rights, 2010

Slave Nation: State-sponsored forced child labour in Uzbekistan’s cotton fields

Environmental Justice Foundation and Uzbek-German Forum for Human Rights, in collaboration with Anti-Slavery International, 2010

What Has Changed? Progress in eliminating the use of forced child labour in the cotton harvests of Uzbekistan and Tajikistan

Centre for Contemporary Central Asia and the Caucasus, The School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, 2010

“Cotton is Politics, Do Not Joke With It”: Chronicle of Forced Child Labour in Uzbekistan- Cotton Harvest 2010

Uzbek – German Forum for Human Rights, 2010

Abolition of Forced Child Labor in Cotton Harvest: Dilemma for Uzbek Government

“Veritas” Youth Human Rights Movement of Uzbekistan, 2009

Pick All the Cotton: Update on Uzbekistan’s Use of Forced Child Labor in 2009 Harvest

A group of human rights defenders in Uzbekistan in collaboration with the International Labor Rights Forum, 2009

“Harvesting the ‘White Gold’: Check you sweater”

EU-Central Asia Monitoring Watch (EUCAM)

Still in the Fields: The continuing use of state-sponsored forced child labour in Uzbekistan’s cotton fields

Environmental Justice Foundation, 2009

“We Live Subject to their Orders”: A Three‐Province Survey of Forced Child Labor in Uzbekistan’s 2008 Cotton Harvest

Initiative of a group of Uzbek human rights activists and researchers in partnership with the International Labor Rights Forum, 2009

Somebody Knows Where Your Cotton Comes From: Unravelling the Cotton Supply Chain

Environmental Justice Foundation, 2009

Invisible to the World: The Dynamics of Forced Child Labour in the Cotton Sector of Uzbekistan

Centre for Contemporary Central Asia and the Caucasus, The School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, 2009

“Saving its Secrets” Government Repression in Andijan

Human Rights Watch, 2008

Forced Child Labor in Uzbekistan’s 2008 Spring Agricultural Season: A Report Based on Surveys in Two Rural Districts in Uzbekistan

International Labor Rights Forum and Human Rights Defenders in Uzbekistan, 2008

“Still in the fields: Forced child labour continues in Uzbek cotton production”

Environmental Justice Foundation briefing, 2008

“Uzbekistan cotton: what are retailers’ responsibilities?”

Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) media briefing, 2008

Forced Child Labor in Uzbekistan’s 2007 Cotton Harvest: Survey Results

Group of human rights defenders and journalists of Uzbekistan, 2008

Nowhere to Turn: Torture and Ill-treatment in Uzbekistan

Human Rights Watch, 2007

The Deadly Chemicals in Cotton

Environmental Justice Foundation, in collaboration with Pesticide Action Network UK, 2007

The Children Behind Our Cotton

Environmental Justice Foundation, 2007

White Gold: The True Cost of Cotton- Uzbekistan, cotton and the crushing of a nation

Environmental Justice Foundation, 2005

Violence in Andijan, 13 May 2005: An Independent Assessment

Central Asia- Caucasus Institute Silk Road Studies Program, July 2005

The Curse of Cotton: Central Asia’s Destructive Monoculture

International Crisis Group, February 2005