News Agency HARAKAT - 25 July 2010

  • 22:48Uzbek doctors claim to have found cancer cure

    As yesterday's "Pravda Vostoka" edition informs, a cancer cure was invented by doctor-specialists of Republican Oncology Center of Uzbekistan, through synthesis of highly toxic colchicine. Article states of an unusual achievement against cancer in healthcare and claims more than 90% positive effect on patients with cancer diagnosis.

23 July 2010
  • 14:16European countries fighting against hijab in Parliament, Uzbekistan fighting against it on the streets

    Several European countries' parliaments, particularly, France, Belgium and Spain started battle against hijab on legal arena, while in Uzbekistan it is taking place on the streets, social places, enterprises and organizations and offices. Women wearing the tuckers, as well as people wearing other religious garments are being taken to militia departments. People who get caught after first warning pay a fine in amount of two minimum wages, which is approximately 76 000 sums (about $50). The fin...

22 July 2010
  • 14:12United States includes Uzbek cotton into the list of the products made through forced child labor

    According to BBC radio which did not mention any source, US Department of Labor updated its database of products made through forced minors' labor, and included Uzbek cotton into the list. The annual list contains 29 products from 29 countries over the world. Among them are carpets made in Nepal and Pakistan, electric devices and toys made in China and others. One of the reasons for Uzbekistan's cotton being on the list is the report of tens of nongovernmental and human rights organizations ...

21 July 2010
  • 03:51"Uzbekistan Airlines" is to buy ten A320 airbuses, the first one arrived to Tashkent

    A320 airbus landed to "Tashkent" International Airport from Hamburg. According to the contract between National air company "Uzbekistan Airways" and Airbus Industries, this is the first out of future ten airbuses to land, according to Uzbekistan National News Agency. It is 17 years now since "Uzbekistan Airways" and Airbus Industries cooperation. The very first long distance flight of airbus of this class A310 was brought into Tashkent in 1993. This was the beginning of the national program o...

14 July 2010
  • 14:46Clowning performance dedicated to Human Rights in Uzbekistan

    According to Uzbekistan National News Agency, a round-table talk was held in Tashkent the theme of which was "The Ombudsman collaboration with Court and Human Rights defense authorities and presentation of the "World Ombudsmen" compilation". In this event organized by Human Rights Representative (Ombudsman) of Oliy Majlis of Republic of Uzbekistan Sayora Rashidova, members of Senate of Oliy Majlis and Legislative chamber, human rights defense authorities, non-government organizations, member...

  • 04:25Investigation of the attempt of rape of the woman prisoner by the investigator-officers has started

    As we informed earlier, Shohista Mahsumova, who was charged with murder by the Kashkadarya region Criminal Matters Court for 15 years imprisonment, states that during the investigation she was tried to be raped by the Kashkadarya region Department of Internal Affairs investigator-officers. This was the reason for her accepting the murder charges. That is why her lawyers submitted appeal against the court decision. The Appeal court made a decision to officially investigate the investigator-of...

08 July 2010
  • 20:09Remarks at the American-Uzbek Business Forum

    Robert O. Blake, Jr. Assistant Secretary, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs Embassy of Uzbekistan Washington, DC July 7, 2010 Ambassador Nematov, Deputy Minister of Foreign Economic Relations, Investment, and Trade Tulyaganov, Mr. Harry Eustace, ladies and gentlemen, it is a great pleasure for me to be here today to participate in today's American-Uzbek Business Forum. When I met with Uzbekistan's Foreign Minister Norov last December for the inaugural session of the U.S.-Uzb...

  • 04:503 days of protest meetings in Surhandarya region against Aluminum factory, but no result

    According to the official local news agencies, for 3 consecutive days people went to protest meetings in the villages and regional centers of Uzbekistan’s Sariosiyo district of Surhandarya region against the nearby Aluminum Factory of Tajikistan. Their demand is to shut down the Aluminum Factory of Tajikistan because of its pollution to the air. The news emphasized that the Uzbek national security service officers were attracted to these events in order to control the situation. Tajikistan ...

06 July 2010
  • 15:14A minor was forced to leave the mosque in Friday prayer

    Department of Internal Affairs officers of Bektemir district of Tashkent region took a 14 year old boy out of the "Kuylik ota" mosque by pulling his hair on Friday prayer on June 2 of this year. Despite the worshippers' intervention, the boy couldn't get free and was forced out. The worshippers were dissatisfied, but nobody wanted conflict in such a critical situation. Keep in mind that Uzbek officers restricted minors' mosque visits and public prayers but due to the absence of a written...

04 July 2010
  • 21:40Tajikistan’s new type of pressure to Uzbekistan through Iran

    According to official news of Uzbekistan, Iran’s Roads and Transport minister Hamid Bekhboniy met with Uzbekistan’s vice-premier, Minister of Finance Rustam Azimov. Uzbekistan, taking into account that the larger part of its goods transported from the Persian Gulf go through Iran, asked Iran to lower the transport tariff rates. Tajikistan news agencies underlined the other side of the meeting. According to them, the objectives of the Iranian guest were -- to pressure Uzbekistan governmen...