Uzbekistan


Capital City: Tashkent  |  Population: 28,268,440
Geography Area: 447,400 sq mi  |  Nationality: Uzbekistani(s)
Government Type: Republic with Authoritarian Presidential Rule and little power outside the Executive Branch
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  • May 13, 2005

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Calls for Calm, Respect for Human Rights in Uzbekistan Press Release
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  • Nov 20, 2004

    Democratization in Central Asia Statement
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  • Jul 28, 2004

    CIS Response Letter to President Karimov (Uzbekistan) Article
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  • Jun 24, 2004

    Hearing: Uzbekistan: Stifled Democracy, Human Rights in Decline Hearing
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2014

  • Dec 10, 2014

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Chair Notes Challenges, Need for Action on International Human Rights Day Press Release
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  • Nov 19, 2014

    Hearing | Combating Corruption in the OSCE Region: The Link between Security and Good Governance Event
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  • Nov 12, 2014

    Helsinki Commission To Hold Hearing On Combating Corruption Press Release
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  • Nov 6, 2014

    Helsinki Commission Digest: Annual OSCE Human Rights Meeting Dominated by Russia and Ukraine Article
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  • Oct 28, 2014

    Imprisoned in Uzbekistan: Politically Motivated Cases Briefing
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  • Oct 28, 2014

    Briefing: Imprisoned in Uzbekistan: Politically Motivated Cases Event
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  • Oct 22, 2014

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Politically and Religiously Motivated Imprisonment in Uzbekistan Press Release
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2013

  • Jul 25, 2013

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to hold briefing on the New Silk Road Press Release
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2012

  • May 8, 2012

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Political Prisoners in Central Asia Press Release
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  • Mar 28, 2012

    Chairman Smith’s Bill Promoting Online Freedom Is Passed by Key House Subcommittee Press Release
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  • Feb 28, 2012

    Live Webcast and Witness added: U.S. Helsinki Commission to hold Hearing on Missing Persons with Queen Noor Press Release
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2011

  • Jul 29, 2011

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Welcomes Recognition of Romani Victims of Nazi Genocide; Urges Other European Nations to Act Press Release
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  • Jul 28, 2011

    U.S. Policy and the OSCE: Making Good on Commitments Hearing
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  • May 11, 2011

    Central Asia and the Arab Spring: Growing Pressure for Human Rights? Hearing
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  • May 6, 2011

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Central Asia and the Arab Spring Press Release
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2010

  • Nov 30, 2010

    Cardin: OSCE Summit an Opportunity for Clinton, Kazakhstan on Human Rights Press Release
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  • Nov 15, 2010

    Watch now: The Helsinki Commission Story Press Release
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  • Nov 1, 2010

    OSCE 2010 Informal Ministerial: Kazakhstan Persistence earns a Summit in Astana Article
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  • Sep 22, 2010

    Senate Committee Passes Cardin, Boxer, Brownback Bill Addressing Child Trafficking Press Release
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  • Aug 3, 2010

    Commission Marks 35 Years of Helsinki Final Act Press Release
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  • Aug 2, 2010

    Statement on a resolution marking the 35th anniversary of the signing of the Helsinki Final Act Statement
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  • Jul 27, 2010

    Copenhagen Anniversary Conference: 20 Years of the Copenhagen Document Article
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  • Jul 16, 2010

    Helsinki Commission Calls for Increased Efforts to Combat Demand that Encourages Human Trafficking Press Release
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  • Jul 15, 2010

    Senate Adopts Wall Street Reform Including Cardin-Lugar Provision to Increase Transparency and Attack Corruption Press Release
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  • Jul 15, 2010

    Wall Street Reform: U.S. Takes Leadership in Extractive Industries Transparency Statement
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  • Jun 14, 2010

    Legislation, Leadership Needed to Fight Human Trafficking Press Release
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  • Jun 9, 2010

    OSCE Representative Cites Threats to Free Media Statement
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  • May 4, 2010

    Mitigating Inter-Ethnic Conflict in the OSCE Region Hearing
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  • May 4, 2010

    Hearing on Inter-Ethnic Conflict Event
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  • May 4, 2010

    Commissioners Call for Political Leadership to Prevent Inter-Ethnic Conflicts Press Release
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  • May 3, 2010

    Cardin, Hastings Denounce Reprisals, Restrictions on Free Media Press Release
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  • Apr 27, 2010

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Inter-Ethnic Conflict Press Release
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  • Apr 22, 2010

    Hearing on Revenue Transparency and Human Rights Event
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  • Apr 20, 2010

    Natural Resource Charter Statement
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  • Apr 19, 2010

    Commission to Hold Hearing on Revenue Transparency and Human Rights Press Release
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  • Feb 2, 2010

    Commission Calls for Kazakhstan to Lead OSCE by Example Press Release
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  • Jan 28, 2010

    ROOM CHANGE: Hearing on Kazakhstan’s Leadership of the OSCE Press Release
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  • Jan 21, 2010

    More Power to More People: Lessons from West Africa on Resource Transparency Article
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2009

  • Dec 30, 2009

    Corruption: A Problem that Spans the OSCE Region and Dimensions Article
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  • Oct 28, 2009

    Hearing on U.S. Policy toward OSCE Event
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  • Oct 26, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Seek to Improve International Religious Freedom Press Release
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  • Oct 22, 2009

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on U.S. Policy Toward OSCE Press Release
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  • Sep 17, 2009

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Statement upon Administration Decision on Missile Defense Press Release
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  • Jul 13, 2009

    Commission to Hold Hearing on Iran and its OSCE Neighbors Press Release
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  • Jun 3, 2009

    Co-Chairman Hastings Calls for Revenue Transparency Press Release
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  • May 8, 2009

    **CANCELLED**Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Revenue Transparency and Human Rights Press Release
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2008

  • Aug 11, 2008

    OSCE 101: Briefing for Civil Society Press Release
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  • Jul 21, 2008

    Uzbekistan Three Years after the Andijon Massacre Article
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  • May 13, 2008

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Human Rights in Uzbekistan Three Years After Andijan Events Event
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  • May 13, 2008

    Uzbekistan: Three Years after Andijan Briefing
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  • May 8, 2008

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Human Rights in Uzbekistan Three Years After Andijan Events Press Release
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2007

  • Dec 14, 2007

    Torture Statement
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  • Jun 20, 2007

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Energy Security in the OSCE Region Press Release
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  • May 18, 2007

    Uzbekistan: Two Years after Andijon Briefing
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  • May 18, 2007

    Briefing on Uzbekistan Event
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  • May 14, 2007

    Helsinki Commission Announces Briefing on Uzbekistan Press Release
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2006

  • Sep 20, 2006

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Shanghai Cooperation Organization Press Release
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  • Aug 17, 2006

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Welcome Russian Decision to Suspend Extradition of Refugees to Uzbekistan Press Release
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  • Aug 10, 2006

    Helsinki Commission Leadership Condemns Kyrgyz Return of Uzbek Refugees Press Release
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  • Jul 25, 2006

    Uzbekistan: Are There Prospects for Change? Briefing
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  • Jul 21, 2006

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Prospects for Political Change in Uzbekistan Press Release
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  • Jun 28, 2006

    Belgium’s Chairmanship of the OSCE Hearing
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  • Jun 22, 2006

    Belgium’s Chairmanship of the OSCE Press Release
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  • Mar 7, 2006

    Helsinki Commission Condemns Imprisonment of Uzbek Activists Press Release
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2005

  • Dec 14, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioners Decry Lack of Religious Freedom in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan Press Release
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  • Dec 14, 2005

    Religious Freedom in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan Briefing
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  • Dec 8, 2005

    Helsinki Commission to Examine Religious Freedom in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan Press Release
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  • Nov 18, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioners Condemn Andijan Trial Verdicts in Uzbekistan Press Release
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  • Nov 9, 2005

    Report on the 2005 Human Dimension Implementation Meeting Article
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  • Nov 8, 2005

    U.S. Helsinki Commissioners Express Disappointment in Azeri Elections Press Release
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  • Nov 8, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioners Praise State Department Report, Say Religious Freedom "Endangered" Press Release
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  • Sep 19, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioners Voice Doubts About Kazakh Bid for OSCE Chairmanship Press Release
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  • Jul 12, 2005

    U.S. Helsinki Co-Chairman Introduces Central Asia Democracy and Human Rights Legislation Press Release
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  • Jun 29, 2005

    The Uzbekistan Crisis: Assessing the Impact and Next Steps Hearing
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  • Jun 23, 2005

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Latest Developments in Uzbekistan Crisis Press Release
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  • May 19, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Probes Uzbek Crisis Press Release
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  • May 19, 2005

    Unrest in Uzbekistan: Crisis and Prospects Briefing
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  • May 18, 2005

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Crisis in Uzbekistan Press Release
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  • May 13, 2005

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Calls for Calm, Respect for Human Rights in Uzbekistan Press Release
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  • Mar 24, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Call for Prompt Free and Fair Elections in Kyrgyzstan Press Release
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  • Mar 1, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Reviews Security and Human Rights Challenges in Europe and Beyond Press Release
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  • Mar 1, 2005

    Resolute in Russia Press Release
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  • Jan 13, 2005

    Democracy in the CIS Press Release
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2004

  • Nov 20, 2004

    Democratization in Central Asia Statement
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  • Oct 14, 2004

    Europe's Largest Human Rights Meeting Concludes Press Release
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  • Jul 28, 2004

    CIS Response Letter to President Karimov (Uzbekistan) Article
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  • Jul 28, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Leadership Engage Heads of Nine CIS Countries Article
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  • Jul 16, 2004

    Uzbekistan’s Human Rights Record Spurs State Department De-Certification Article
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  • Jun 24, 2004

    Hearing: Uzbekistan: Stifled Democracy, Human Rights in Decline Hearing
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  • Jun 18, 2004

    Democracy and Human Rights in Uzbekistan Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • Feb 26, 2004

    Hearing: The Bulgarian Leadership of the OSCE Hearing
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  • Feb 23, 2004

    Commission Leaders Urge Release of Imprisoned 62 Year-Old Uzbekistan Woman Press Release
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  • Feb 19, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Reviews Bulgaria’s Leadership of the OSCE Press Release
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  • Feb 10, 2004

    Moscow Should Engage the OSCE in Resolving the Chechen Problem Press Release
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2003

  • Dec 19, 2003

    Letter to The Honorable Colin L. Powell Dated 12/19/03 Article
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  • Dec 10, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Members Engage Government Leaders at Annual Human Rights Review Article
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  • Dec 3, 2003

    Commission Hearing Looked Ahead to Maastricht Ministerial Article
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  • Oct 27, 2003

    Briefing: OSCE Police-Related Activities Briefing
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  • Sep 9, 2003

    Hearing: U.S. Policy Toward the OSCE Hearing
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  • Sep 4, 2003

    U.S. Policy Under Review by Helsinki Commission Press Release
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  • Sep 3, 2003

    Hearing: The Dutch Leadership of the OSCE Hearing
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  • Jun 26, 2003

    Combating Torture and Assisting Victims of Torture Statement
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  • Jun 25, 2003

    International Day in Support of the Victims of Torture Statement
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  • Jun 24, 2003

    Torture Deaths in Uzbekistan Reveal Lack of Progress Statement
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  • Jun 5, 2003

    Death by Torture in Uzbekistan Continues Press Release
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  • May 23, 2003

    Full Text of Helsinki Commission Letter to President Bush Press Release
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  • May 2, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Decries Central Asia’s Imprisoned Press Freedoms Press Release
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  • Feb 10, 2003

    Moscow Should Engage the OSCE in Resolving the Chechen Problem (Russian) Article
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2002

  • Dec 31, 2002

    Democracy and Human Rights Trends in Eurasia and East Europe: A Decade of Membership in the Organization (Report Only) Article
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  • Oct 10, 2002

    Hearing: U.S. Policy Toward the OSCE Hearing
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  • Jun 27, 2002

    New Lows for Religious Freedom in Uzbekistan Statement
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  • Jun 17, 2002

    Hearing Addresses Dramatic Increase in Anti-Semitic Attacks Across Europe Article
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  • Jun 4, 2002

    Commission Hearing Examines Cooperation in the War on Terrorism in the OSCE Region Article
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  • May 8, 2002

    Hearing: International Cooperation in the War on Terrorism Hearing
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  • Apr 23, 2002

    Central Asia Focus of Commission Briefings Article
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  • Mar 28, 2002

    Briefing: Escalating Violence and Rights Violations in Central Asia Briefing
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  • Mar 22, 2002

    Escalating Violence and Rights Violations in Central Asia Subject of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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  • Mar 13, 2002

    Karimov Receives Helsinki Commission Letter on Uzbekistan’s Human Rights Violations Press Release
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  • Mar 12, 2002

    Text of Letter from United States Helsinki Commission Members to President Karimov Press Release
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  • Mar 12, 2002

    Karimov Urged to Confront Uzbekistan’s Human Rights Record Press Release
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  • Mar 7, 2002

    Briefing: U.S. Policy in Central Asia and Human Rights Concerns Briefing
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  • Mar 6, 2002

    U.S. Policy in Central Asia and Human Rights Concerns Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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2001

  • Dec 20, 2001

    Human Rights in Central Asia Statement
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  • Dec 12, 2001

    Hearing: Human Rights and Democracy in Kyrgyzstan Hearing
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  • Nov 16, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Examines U.S. Policy Toward the OSCE Article
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  • Oct 31, 2001

    Hearing: Romania's Chairmanship of the OSCE Hearing
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  • Oct 3, 2001

    Hearing: U.S. Policy Toward OSCE Hearing
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  • Sep 7, 2001

    Briefing: Domestic Violence in the OSCE Region Briefing
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  • Sep 7, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Briefing Surveys Domestic Violence in the OSCE Region Press Release
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  • Aug 28, 2001

    UPDATE Helsinki Commission Briefing Surveys Domestic Violence in the OSCE Region Press Release
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  • Aug 3, 2001

    Torture and Police Abuse in the OSCE Region Statement
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  • Jul 11, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Co-Chairman Denounces Death of Uzbek Held in Police Custody Press Release
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  • Jun 25, 2001

    Helsinki Commissioner Announces Anti-Torture Resolution on “International Day in Support of Victims of Torture” Press Release
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  • May 2, 2001

    Hearing: Ukraine at the Crossroads: Ten Years After Independence Hearing
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2000

  • Sep 1, 2000

    Report: U.S. Statements at the 1999 OSCE Review Conference Article
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  • Jul 20, 2000

    Freedom of Religion Remains in Peril Press Release
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  • Jun 29, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Chairman Decries Torture of Uzbek Writer Press Release
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  • Mar 1, 2000

    Report: Human Rights and Democratization in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan Article
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1999

  • Nov 11, 1999

    Democratization and Human Rights in Central Asia Statement
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  • Oct 21, 1999

    Central Asia: The Statement
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  • Oct 18, 1999

    Hearing: Democratization and Human Rights in Uzbekistan Hearing
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  • Oct 18, 1999

    “Uzbekistan is One of the Most Repressive New Independent States,” says Helsinki Commission Chairman Smith Press Release
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  • Jul 22, 1999

    Uzbekistan's Litany of Violations Statement
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  • Feb 18, 1999

    Briefing: Civil Society, Democracy, and Markets in East Central Europe and the NIS: Problems and Perspectivies Briefing
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1998

  • Mar 1, 1998

    Report on Political Reform and Human Rights in Uzbekistan, Kyrgystan, and Kazakstan Article
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1997

  • Dec 1, 1997

    Report on the 1997 OSCE Meeting on Human Dimesions Article
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  • Mar 1, 1997

    Report on Government-Opposition Relations in Uzbekistan Article
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1995

  • Mar 15, 1995

    Briefing: Emerging Free Trade Union Movement in the Newly Independent States Briefing
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  • Feb 17, 1995

    Briefing: US Assistance to Eastern Europe and the NIS Briefing
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1994

  • May 3, 1994

    Briefing: Doing Business in Russia and the NIS: Opportunities and Obstacles (N/A) Briefing
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1992

  • Aug 1, 1992

    Report: Presidential Elections and Independence Referendums in the Baltic States, the Soviet Union adn Successor States: A compendium of Reports 1991 - 1992 Article
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  • Apr 10, 1992

    Helsinki Commission Visit to Armenia, Azerbaijan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, and Ukraine Article
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  • Jan 9, 1992

    Hearing: The New Commonwealth of Independent States: Problems, Perspectives, and U.S. Policy Implications Hearing
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1991

  • Dec 14, 1991

    Report: The Referendum on Independence and Presidential Election In Uzbekistan Article
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  • Feb 6, 1991

    Hearing: The USSR in Crisis: State of the Union Hearing
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CSCE :: User Groups

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  • May 13, 2005

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Calls for Calm, Respect for Human Rights in Uzbekistan Press Release
    more
  • Nov 20, 2004

    Democratization in Central Asia Statement
    more
  • Jul 28, 2004

    CIS Response Letter to President Karimov (Uzbekistan) Article
    more
  • Jun 24, 2004

    Hearing: Uzbekistan: Stifled Democracy, Human Rights in Decline Hearing
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  • Dec 10, 2014

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Chair Notes Challenges, Need for Action on International Human Rights Day Press Release
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  • Nov 12, 2014

    Helsinki Commission To Hold Hearing On Combating Corruption Press Release
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  • Nov 6, 2014

    Helsinki Commission Digest: Annual OSCE Human Rights Meeting Dominated by Russia and Ukraine Article
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  • Oct 22, 2014

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Politically and Religiously Motivated Imprisonment in Uzbekistan Press Release
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  • Jul 25, 2013

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to hold briefing on the New Silk Road Press Release
    more
  • May 8, 2012

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Political Prisoners in Central Asia Press Release
    more
  • Mar 28, 2012

    Chairman Smith’s Bill Promoting Online Freedom Is Passed by Key House Subcommittee Press Release
    more
  • Feb 28, 2012

    Live Webcast and Witness added: U.S. Helsinki Commission to hold Hearing on Missing Persons with Queen Noor Press Release
    more
  • Jul 29, 2011

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Welcomes Recognition of Romani Victims of Nazi Genocide; Urges Other European Nations to Act Press Release
    more
  • May 6, 2011

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Central Asia and the Arab Spring Press Release
    more
  • Nov 30, 2010

    Cardin: OSCE Summit an Opportunity for Clinton, Kazakhstan on Human Rights Press Release
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  • Nov 15, 2010

    Watch now: The Helsinki Commission Story Press Release
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  • Nov 1, 2010

    OSCE 2010 Informal Ministerial: Kazakhstan Persistence earns a Summit in Astana Article
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  • Sep 22, 2010

    Senate Committee Passes Cardin, Boxer, Brownback Bill Addressing Child Trafficking Press Release
    more
  • Aug 3, 2010

    Commission Marks 35 Years of Helsinki Final Act Press Release
    more
  • Jul 27, 2010

    Copenhagen Anniversary Conference: 20 Years of the Copenhagen Document Article
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  • Jul 16, 2010

    Helsinki Commission Calls for Increased Efforts to Combat Demand that Encourages Human Trafficking Press Release
    more
  • Jul 15, 2010

    Senate Adopts Wall Street Reform Including Cardin-Lugar Provision to Increase Transparency and Attack Corruption Press Release
    more
  • Jun 14, 2010

    Legislation, Leadership Needed to Fight Human Trafficking Press Release
    more
  • May 4, 2010

    Commissioners Call for Political Leadership to Prevent Inter-Ethnic Conflicts Press Release
    more
  • May 3, 2010

    Cardin, Hastings Denounce Reprisals, Restrictions on Free Media Press Release
    more
  • Apr 27, 2010

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Inter-Ethnic Conflict Press Release
    more
  • Apr 19, 2010

    Commission to Hold Hearing on Revenue Transparency and Human Rights Press Release
    more
  • Feb 2, 2010

    Commission Calls for Kazakhstan to Lead OSCE by Example Press Release
    more
  • Jan 28, 2010

    ROOM CHANGE: Hearing on Kazakhstan’s Leadership of the OSCE Press Release
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  • Jan 21, 2010

    More Power to More People: Lessons from West Africa on Resource Transparency Article
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  • Dec 30, 2009

    Corruption: A Problem that Spans the OSCE Region and Dimensions Article
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  • Oct 26, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Seek to Improve International Religious Freedom Press Release
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  • Oct 22, 2009

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on U.S. Policy Toward OSCE Press Release
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  • Sep 17, 2009

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Statement upon Administration Decision on Missile Defense Press Release
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  • Jul 13, 2009

    Commission to Hold Hearing on Iran and its OSCE Neighbors Press Release
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  • Jun 3, 2009

    Co-Chairman Hastings Calls for Revenue Transparency Press Release
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  • May 8, 2009

    **CANCELLED**Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Revenue Transparency and Human Rights Press Release
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  • Aug 11, 2008

    OSCE 101: Briefing for Civil Society Press Release
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  • Jul 21, 2008

    Uzbekistan Three Years after the Andijon Massacre Article
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  • May 8, 2008

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Human Rights in Uzbekistan Three Years After Andijan Events Press Release
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  • Jun 20, 2007

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Energy Security in the OSCE Region Press Release
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  • May 14, 2007

    Helsinki Commission Announces Briefing on Uzbekistan Press Release
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  • Sep 20, 2006

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Shanghai Cooperation Organization Press Release
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  • Aug 17, 2006

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Welcome Russian Decision to Suspend Extradition of Refugees to Uzbekistan Press Release
    more
  • Aug 10, 2006

    Helsinki Commission Leadership Condemns Kyrgyz Return of Uzbek Refugees Press Release
    more
  • Jul 21, 2006

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Prospects for Political Change in Uzbekistan Press Release
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  • Jun 22, 2006

    Belgium’s Chairmanship of the OSCE Press Release
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  • Mar 7, 2006

    Helsinki Commission Condemns Imprisonment of Uzbek Activists Press Release
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  • Dec 14, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioners Decry Lack of Religious Freedom in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan Press Release
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  • Dec 8, 2005

    Helsinki Commission to Examine Religious Freedom in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan Press Release
    more
  • Nov 18, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioners Condemn Andijan Trial Verdicts in Uzbekistan Press Release
    more
  • Nov 9, 2005

    Report on the 2005 Human Dimension Implementation Meeting Article
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  • Nov 8, 2005

    U.S. Helsinki Commissioners Express Disappointment in Azeri Elections Press Release
    more
  • Nov 8, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioners Praise State Department Report, Say Religious Freedom "Endangered" Press Release
    more
  • Sep 19, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioners Voice Doubts About Kazakh Bid for OSCE Chairmanship Press Release
    more
  • Jul 12, 2005

    U.S. Helsinki Co-Chairman Introduces Central Asia Democracy and Human Rights Legislation Press Release
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  • Jun 23, 2005

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Latest Developments in Uzbekistan Crisis Press Release
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  • May 19, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Probes Uzbek Crisis Press Release
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  • May 18, 2005

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Crisis in Uzbekistan Press Release
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  • May 13, 2005

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Calls for Calm, Respect for Human Rights in Uzbekistan Press Release
    more
  • Mar 24, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Call for Prompt Free and Fair Elections in Kyrgyzstan Press Release
    more
  • Mar 1, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Reviews Security and Human Rights Challenges in Europe and Beyond Press Release
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  • Mar 1, 2005

    Resolute in Russia Press Release
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  • Jan 13, 2005

    Democracy in the CIS Press Release
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  • Oct 14, 2004

    Europe's Largest Human Rights Meeting Concludes Press Release
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  • Jul 28, 2004

    CIS Response Letter to President Karimov (Uzbekistan) Article
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  • Jul 28, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Leadership Engage Heads of Nine CIS Countries Article
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  • Jul 16, 2004

    Uzbekistan’s Human Rights Record Spurs State Department De-Certification Article
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  • Jun 18, 2004

    Democracy and Human Rights in Uzbekistan Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • Feb 23, 2004

    Commission Leaders Urge Release of Imprisoned 62 Year-Old Uzbekistan Woman Press Release
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  • Feb 19, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Reviews Bulgaria’s Leadership of the OSCE Press Release
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  • Feb 10, 2004

    Moscow Should Engage the OSCE in Resolving the Chechen Problem Press Release
    more
  • Dec 19, 2003

    Letter to The Honorable Colin L. Powell Dated 12/19/03 Article
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  • Dec 10, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Members Engage Government Leaders at Annual Human Rights Review Article
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  • Dec 3, 2003

    Commission Hearing Looked Ahead to Maastricht Ministerial Article
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  • Sep 4, 2003

    U.S. Policy Under Review by Helsinki Commission Press Release
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  • Jun 5, 2003

    Death by Torture in Uzbekistan Continues Press Release
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  • May 23, 2003

    Full Text of Helsinki Commission Letter to President Bush Press Release
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  • May 2, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Decries Central Asia’s Imprisoned Press Freedoms Press Release
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  • Feb 10, 2003

    Moscow Should Engage the OSCE in Resolving the Chechen Problem (Russian) Article
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  • Dec 31, 2002

    Democracy and Human Rights Trends in Eurasia and East Europe: A Decade of Membership in the Organization (Report Only) Article
    more
  • Jun 17, 2002

    Hearing Addresses Dramatic Increase in Anti-Semitic Attacks Across Europe Article
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  • Jun 4, 2002

    Commission Hearing Examines Cooperation in the War on Terrorism in the OSCE Region Article
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  • Apr 23, 2002

    Central Asia Focus of Commission Briefings Article
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  • Mar 22, 2002

    Escalating Violence and Rights Violations in Central Asia Subject of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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  • Mar 13, 2002

    Karimov Receives Helsinki Commission Letter on Uzbekistan’s Human Rights Violations Press Release
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  • Mar 12, 2002

    Text of Letter from United States Helsinki Commission Members to President Karimov Press Release
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  • Mar 12, 2002

    Karimov Urged to Confront Uzbekistan’s Human Rights Record Press Release
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  • Mar 6, 2002

    U.S. Policy in Central Asia and Human Rights Concerns Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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  • Nov 16, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Examines U.S. Policy Toward the OSCE Article
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  • Sep 7, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Briefing Surveys Domestic Violence in the OSCE Region Press Release
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  • Aug 28, 2001

    UPDATE Helsinki Commission Briefing Surveys Domestic Violence in the OSCE Region Press Release
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  • Jul 11, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Co-Chairman Denounces Death of Uzbek Held in Police Custody Press Release
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  • Jun 25, 2001

    Helsinki Commissioner Announces Anti-Torture Resolution on “International Day in Support of Victims of Torture” Press Release
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  • Sep 1, 2000

    Report: U.S. Statements at the 1999 OSCE Review Conference Article
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  • Jul 20, 2000

    Freedom of Religion Remains in Peril Press Release
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  • Jun 29, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Chairman Decries Torture of Uzbek Writer Press Release
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  • Mar 1, 2000

    Report: Human Rights and Democratization in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan Article
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  • Oct 18, 1999

    “Uzbekistan is One of the Most Repressive New Independent States,” says Helsinki Commission Chairman Smith Press Release
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  • Mar 1, 1998

    Report on Political Reform and Human Rights in Uzbekistan, Kyrgystan, and Kazakstan Article
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  • Dec 1, 1997

    Report on the 1997 OSCE Meeting on Human Dimesions Article
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  • Mar 1, 1997

    Report on Government-Opposition Relations in Uzbekistan Article
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  • Aug 1, 1992

    Report: Presidential Elections and Independence Referendums in the Baltic States, the Soviet Union adn Successor States: A compendium of Reports 1991 - 1992 Article
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  • Apr 10, 1992

    Helsinki Commission Visit to Armenia, Azerbaijan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, and Ukraine Article
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  • Dec 14, 1991

    Report: The Referendum on Independence and Presidential Election In Uzbekistan Article
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  • May 13, 2005

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Calls for Calm, Respect for Human Rights in Uzbekistan Press Release
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  • Nov 20, 2004

    Democratization in Central Asia Statement
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  • Jul 28, 2004

    CIS Response Letter to President Karimov (Uzbekistan) Article
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  • Jun 24, 2004

    Hearing: Uzbekistan: Stifled Democracy, Human Rights in Decline Hearing
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  • Oct 28, 2014

    Imprisoned in Uzbekistan: Politically Motivated Cases Briefing
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  • Jul 28, 2011

    U.S. Policy and the OSCE: Making Good on Commitments Hearing
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  • May 11, 2011

    Central Asia and the Arab Spring: Growing Pressure for Human Rights? Hearing
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  • May 4, 2010

    Mitigating Inter-Ethnic Conflict in the OSCE Region Hearing
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  • May 13, 2008

    Uzbekistan: Three Years after Andijan Briefing
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  • May 18, 2007

    Uzbekistan: Two Years after Andijon Briefing
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  • Jul 25, 2006

    Uzbekistan: Are There Prospects for Change? Briefing
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  • Jun 28, 2006

    Belgium’s Chairmanship of the OSCE Hearing
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  • Dec 14, 2005

    Religious Freedom in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan Briefing
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  • Jun 29, 2005

    The Uzbekistan Crisis: Assessing the Impact and Next Steps Hearing
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  • May 19, 2005

    Unrest in Uzbekistan: Crisis and Prospects Briefing
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  • Jun 24, 2004

    Hearing: Uzbekistan: Stifled Democracy, Human Rights in Decline Hearing
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  • Feb 26, 2004

    Hearing: The Bulgarian Leadership of the OSCE Hearing
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  • Oct 27, 2003

    Briefing: OSCE Police-Related Activities Briefing
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  • Sep 9, 2003

    Hearing: U.S. Policy Toward the OSCE Hearing
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  • Sep 3, 2003

    Hearing: The Dutch Leadership of the OSCE Hearing
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  • Oct 10, 2002

    Hearing: U.S. Policy Toward the OSCE Hearing
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  • May 8, 2002

    Hearing: International Cooperation in the War on Terrorism Hearing
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  • Mar 28, 2002

    Briefing: Escalating Violence and Rights Violations in Central Asia Briefing
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  • Mar 7, 2002

    Briefing: U.S. Policy in Central Asia and Human Rights Concerns Briefing
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  • Dec 12, 2001

    Hearing: Human Rights and Democracy in Kyrgyzstan Hearing
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  • Oct 31, 2001

    Hearing: Romania's Chairmanship of the OSCE Hearing
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  • Oct 3, 2001

    Hearing: U.S. Policy Toward OSCE Hearing
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  • Sep 7, 2001

    Briefing: Domestic Violence in the OSCE Region Briefing
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  • May 2, 2001

    Hearing: Ukraine at the Crossroads: Ten Years After Independence Hearing
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  • Oct 18, 1999

    Hearing: Democratization and Human Rights in Uzbekistan Hearing
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  • Feb 18, 1999

    Briefing: Civil Society, Democracy, and Markets in East Central Europe and the NIS: Problems and Perspectivies Briefing
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  • Mar 15, 1995

    Briefing: Emerging Free Trade Union Movement in the Newly Independent States Briefing
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  • Feb 17, 1995

    Briefing: US Assistance to Eastern Europe and the NIS Briefing
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  • May 3, 1994

    Briefing: Doing Business in Russia and the NIS: Opportunities and Obstacles (N/A) Briefing
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  • Jan 9, 1992

    Hearing: The New Commonwealth of Independent States: Problems, Perspectives, and U.S. Policy Implications Hearing
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  • Feb 6, 1991

    Hearing: The USSR in Crisis: State of the Union Hearing
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  • May 13, 2005

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Calls for Calm, Respect for Human Rights in Uzbekistan Press Release
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  • Nov 20, 2004

    Democratization in Central Asia Statement
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  • Jul 28, 2004

    CIS Response Letter to President Karimov (Uzbekistan) Article
    more
  • Jun 24, 2004

    Hearing: Uzbekistan: Stifled Democracy, Human Rights in Decline Hearing
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  • Aug 2, 2010

    Statement on a resolution marking the 35th anniversary of the signing of the Helsinki Final Act Statement
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  • Jul 15, 2010

    Wall Street Reform: U.S. Takes Leadership in Extractive Industries Transparency Statement
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  • Jun 9, 2010

    OSCE Representative Cites Threats to Free Media Statement
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  • Apr 20, 2010

    Natural Resource Charter Statement
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  • Dec 14, 2007

    Torture Statement
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  • Nov 20, 2004

    Democratization in Central Asia Statement
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  • Jun 26, 2003

    Combating Torture and Assisting Victims of Torture Statement
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  • Jun 25, 2003

    International Day in Support of the Victims of Torture Statement
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  • Jun 24, 2003

    Torture Deaths in Uzbekistan Reveal Lack of Progress Statement
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  • Jun 27, 2002

    New Lows for Religious Freedom in Uzbekistan Statement
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  • Dec 20, 2001

    Human Rights in Central Asia Statement
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  • Aug 3, 2001

    Torture and Police Abuse in the OSCE Region Statement
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  • Nov 11, 1999

    Democratization and Human Rights in Central Asia Statement
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  • Oct 21, 1999

    Central Asia: The Statement
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  • Jul 22, 1999

    Uzbekistan's Litany of Violations Statement
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CSCE :: User Groups

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  • May 13, 2005

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Calls for Calm, Respect for Human Rights in Uzbekistan Press Release
    more
  • Nov 20, 2004

    Democratization in Central Asia Statement
    more
  • Jul 28, 2004

    CIS Response Letter to President Karimov (Uzbekistan) Article
    more
  • Jun 24, 2004

    Hearing: Uzbekistan: Stifled Democracy, Human Rights in Decline Hearing
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  • Nov 6, 2014

    Helsinki Commission Digest: Annual OSCE Human Rights Meeting Dominated by Russia and Ukraine Article
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  • Nov 1, 2010

    OSCE 2010 Informal Ministerial: Kazakhstan Persistence earns a Summit in Astana Article
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  • Jul 27, 2010

    Copenhagen Anniversary Conference: 20 Years of the Copenhagen Document Article
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  • Jan 21, 2010

    More Power to More People: Lessons from West Africa on Resource Transparency Article
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  • Dec 30, 2009

    Corruption: A Problem that Spans the OSCE Region and Dimensions Article
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  • Jul 21, 2008

    Uzbekistan Three Years after the Andijon Massacre Article
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  • Nov 9, 2005

    Report on the 2005 Human Dimension Implementation Meeting Article
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  • Jul 28, 2004

    CIS Response Letter to President Karimov (Uzbekistan) Article
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  • Jul 28, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Leadership Engage Heads of Nine CIS Countries Article
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  • Jul 16, 2004

    Uzbekistan’s Human Rights Record Spurs State Department De-Certification Article
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  • Dec 19, 2003

    Letter to The Honorable Colin L. Powell Dated 12/19/03 Article
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  • Dec 10, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Members Engage Government Leaders at Annual Human Rights Review Article
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  • Dec 3, 2003

    Commission Hearing Looked Ahead to Maastricht Ministerial Article
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  • Feb 10, 2003

    Moscow Should Engage the OSCE in Resolving the Chechen Problem (Russian) Article
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  • Dec 31, 2002

    Democracy and Human Rights Trends in Eurasia and East Europe: A Decade of Membership in the Organization (Report Only) Article
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  • Jun 17, 2002

    Hearing Addresses Dramatic Increase in Anti-Semitic Attacks Across Europe Article
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  • Jun 4, 2002

    Commission Hearing Examines Cooperation in the War on Terrorism in the OSCE Region Article
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  • Apr 23, 2002

    Central Asia Focus of Commission Briefings Article
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  • Nov 16, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Examines U.S. Policy Toward the OSCE Article
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  • Sep 1, 2000

    Report: U.S. Statements at the 1999 OSCE Review Conference Article
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  • Mar 1, 2000

    Report: Human Rights and Democratization in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan Article
    more
  • Mar 1, 1998

    Report on Political Reform and Human Rights in Uzbekistan, Kyrgystan, and Kazakstan Article
    more
  • Dec 1, 1997

    Report on the 1997 OSCE Meeting on Human Dimesions Article
    more
  • Mar 1, 1997

    Report on Government-Opposition Relations in Uzbekistan Article
    more
  • Aug 1, 1992

    Report: Presidential Elections and Independence Referendums in the Baltic States, the Soviet Union adn Successor States: A compendium of Reports 1991 - 1992 Article
    more
  • Apr 10, 1992

    Helsinki Commission Visit to Armenia, Azerbaijan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, and Ukraine Article
    more
  • Dec 14, 1991

    Report: The Referendum on Independence and Presidential Election In Uzbekistan Article
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Commission staff meet with ODIHR staff. From left: David Kostelancik, Jean Pierre Froehly (ODIHR), Erika Schlager, Georg Link (ODIHR), David Killion, Kyle Parker, Paul Massaro, Mischa Thompson