Fresh Anti-Beard Campaign Reported In Uzbekistan

Fresh Anti-Beard Campaign Reported In Uzbekistan

NAMANGAN, Uzbekistan -- Vendors at a marketplace in Uzbekistan's eastern city of Namangan say authorities have been forcing traders and market visitors to shave their beards.According to the vendors, people in civilian clothes...
Uzbek Court Cancels Conviction Of Scholar Jailed On Treason Charge

Uzbek Court Cancels Conviction Of Scholar Jailed On Treason Charge

TASHKENT -- A court in Tashkent has reversed the conviction of a well-known scholar, orientalist Andrei Kubatin, who was imprisoned for high treason.The Tashkent Regional Court exonerated Kubatin and released him from custody...
Most Ukrainians support removing parliamentary immunity, from judges – 85% | KyivPost

Most Ukrainians support removing parliamentary immunity, from judges – 85% | KyivPost

The adoption by parliament of a law abolishing the immunity of deputies is supported by 89 percent of Ukrainians over 18 years of age, according to the results of a study conducted by...
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