Uzbekistan: Amnesty International urges Uzbekistan to investigate past human rights violations and end the criminalization of same sex relations between men. Human Rights Council adopts Universal Periodic Review outcome on Uzbekistan

Amnesty International welcomes Uzbekistan’s cooperation with the UPR and its acceptance of 200 out the 211 recommendations made to it. These include recommendations to ratify the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, to eradicate the use torture and other ill-treatment, and to investigate allegations of torture and ill-treatment.

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