Category Archives: Victims of Forced Labor

Who will pay compensation to those who suffered during the cotton campaign in Uzbekistan?

Over the past few years, Ezgulik Uzbek Human Rights Society prepared and released a series of reports on the use of child and forced labor in Uzbekistan.

In addition, using high platforms of such international organizations as the UN, the OSCE, the International Labour Organization as well as financial institutions such as the World Bank, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, representatives of  “Ezgulik” have repeatedly raised the issues about accidents and alarmingsituations occurring during the annual cotton campaign in Uzbekistan. In addition, the human rights society has had legal proceedings with education officials and superior representatives of the Uzbek Government.