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Official statement of the Ombudsman regarding the situation with the spread of torture
02 May
Reports spread on social networks that the 40-year-old brother of Daniyar Turakhodzhaev, Dilshodjon, who lives in the village of Chodak, Pop district of Namangan region, suspected of robbery, was tortured on April 12-15 this year by employees of the investigative department of the Central Internal Affairs Directorate of Tashkent, his mouth and hands were bound with duct tape and he was mistreated.
The Independent Commission appealed to the Chairman of the court with a request to sentence 39 defendants on the basis of the principles of humanity
17 Mar
As you know, on February 6 of this year, an open trial on a criminal case against 39 defendants accused of organizing mass riots in the city of Nukus on July 1-2, 2022 began in the building of the Bukhara Regional Court.
News about the activities of the Ombudsman are published in leading foreign online publications
06 Mar
The leading Spanish online publication "El Mundo Financiero" again turned to the topic of Uzbekistan. This time, the publication wrote the details of the international conference "Mutual cooperation for the reliable protection of human rights and freedoms", held in the city of Samarkand on February 23 this year. The material, published under the title "Mutual cooperation in the field of reliable protection of human rights and freedoms", noted "the political will of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in Uzbekistan, large-scale reforms in the field of democratization of the state and society, the establishment of democratic institutions, and the effectiveness of the work of the Ombudsman."
Independent Commission’s official statement on the untimely death of Polat Shamshetov
08 Feb
As previously reported, members of the Commission for the Study of Circumstances and Events in the Republic of Karakalpakstan visited the pre-trial detention center No.4 in order to establish the causes of Polat Shamshetov’s death. The inspectors inquired into the conditions in the detention center, video camera recordings, a preliminary medical report and other relevant documents. In addition, inmates of the deceased and the detention center personnel were interviewed.
Official statement of the Independent Commission on the fact of death
07 Feb
On 7 February 2023, members of the Independent Commission and the Bukhara regional representative of the Ombudsman visited remand prison No.4 in order to inquire into the reasons for the untimely death of the late Polat Shamshetov.
Official statement in connection with the death of one of the accused in the events that took place in Nukus
05 Feb
There were reports that Polat Shamshetov, one of those accused of committing mass riots in the city of Nukus, died yesterday morning in a pre-trial detention center from a heart attack. Members of the independent Commission on this case will visit the Bukhara region on February 6 this year to study the circumstances of death, including conditions of detention, surveillance footage, preliminary medical report and other relevant documents.
Official position on Human Rights Watch 2022 report
30 Jan
A 2022 report by the international human rights organization Human Rights Watch states that many citizens were seriously injured and some died as a result of the use of excessive force by law enforcement officers to disperse protesters during demonstrations that took place in the city of Nukus on July 1-2, 2022. The report also noted that more than 500 people were arrested during the demonstrations, and it is not known how many of them are in custody at the time of writing.
Issues of public interest should be made public by the Prosecutor General's Office - Commission
09 Dec
A regular meeting of the members of the commission to study the situation and events in the Republic of Karakalpakstan was held. The opinions of the members of the Commission, who took part in the court hearings of the Bukhara region, regarding the events in the city of Nukus were heard. The open nature of the trials, the testimonies of the accused, victims and witnesses were analyzed and compared with the opinions they expressed to the members of the Commission.
Drivers should not pay fines due to road repairs - Ombudsman
03 Nov
It is known that repairs and maintenance work are carried out on the roads from time to time. However, in some cases, drivers are forced to violate traffic rules due to blocked roads.
Complaint of a citizen who was cut off electricity and gas, considered on the spot
02 Nov
The social network Facebook spread the news that the house of citizen O. Abdullayeva was illegally disconnected from electricity and gas, so she and her three minor children are forced to live in difficult conditions. Regarding this message, which attracted public attention, Internet users left comments on the Facebook page of the Authorized Person of the Oliy Majlis (Ombudsman) and asked to take control of the situation.
The Ombudsman's official response to the QALAMPIR.UZ material about “internal issues”
31 Oct
On October 30, 2022, a special film was announced on the QALAMPIR.UZ website called “Internal issues or did Ayatullo Makhsumov really commit suicide?”.
The Ombudsman officially responded to the message “Was he beaten by the employees of the Ministry of Internal Affairs or “fell off the motorcycle””
26 Oct
On October 23 this year, on the page of the press group of the public association for human rights of Uzbekistan "Legal support" in the social network facebook, a message appeared under the heading “Was he beaten by the employees of the Ministry of Internal Affairs or “fell off the motorcycle””.