Latest modern slavery fight updates -

Human Rights Activist Arrested

  • Published on
    November 30, 2015
  • News Source Image
  • Category:
Hero Banner

Several human rights organizations are calling for justice, asking Uzbek authorities to release Uktam Pardaev, 37, a long-time activist who was arrested on November 16th.  They claim the charges, bribery and extortion. are in retaliation against Uktam’s work…

Nadejda Atayeva, who is the president of the Association for Human Rights in Central Asia said: Pardaev has long campaigned against corruption and abuse of power in a region of Uzbekistan where many are afraid to speak out. His prosecution fits a typical pattern of fabricated criminal charges brought to silence human rights defenders and should be dropped immediately.”


Freedom United is interested in hearing from our community and welcomes relevant, informed comments, advice, and insights that advance the conversation around our campaigns and advocacy. We value inclusivity and respect within our community. To be approved, your comments should be civil.

stop icon A few things we do not tolerate: comments that promote discrimination, prejudice, racism, or xenophobia, as well as personal attacks or profanity. We screen submissions in order to create a space where the entire Freedom United community feels safe to express and exchange thoughtful opinions.

Notify of
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

This week

The "Migration Pact" that could mean the end of human rights in the E.U.

After nearly a decade of deliberation, the European Parliament recently passed a sweeping overhaul of the European Union’s asylum and migration rules with what is known as the “Migration Pact” which advocates say will lead to an increase in human rights abuses, including extreme exploitation. According to Al Jazeera, prominent E.U. figures like German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and E.U. Home Affairs Commissioner Ylva Johansson believe these reforms

| Wednesday April 10, 2024

Read more