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Why it’s so important to save Aral Sea
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Why it’s so important to save Aral Sea

... And what is important: the horrific consequences of human activities, harmful to the Aral Sea, and continuing despite all the efforts to this day, one way or another will impact all the states within Central Asia without exception. Already millions of adults and children are suffering, as before the Aral Sea is spoken of as a glorious past, as a fairy tale that has come to an end prematurely and tragically, but still there is hope. Hope that the five countries of the region will take control of the situation once and for all -- they will sit at the negotiating table and, throwing back its internal, personal interests and ambitions, will unite in saving the common future for everyone...

Op-Ed: What’s behind special relationship between HRW and Uzbekistan
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Op-Ed: What’s behind special relationship between HRW and Uzbekistan

After a seven-year hiatus, perhaps the most famous human rights organization in the world Human Rights Watch (HRW) is returning to Uzbekistan. The most famous, and perhaps the most scandalous. The activities of the organization, which at first glance were designed to protect the rights of people around the world, are increasingly being criticized today. Someone condemns the organization for prejudice against one country for the sake of others, some even point out its subversive nature destabilizing the situation in different societies.