The Uzbeks (Uzbek: Oʻzbek, Ўзбек, اوزبک‎, plural: Oʻzbeklar, Ўзбеклар, اوزبکلر‎) are a Turkic ethnic group native to wider Central Asia, being the largest Turkic ethnic group in the area. They comprise the majority population of Uzbekistan but are also found as a minority groups in Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Russia and China. Uzbek diaspora communities also exist in Turkey, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, USA, Ukraine and other countries.



U4: U4 Anti-corruption Resources Centre · 13 November 2023

offshore structures, to conceal the real shareholders of the selected companies, which later The first such case pointing to the systemic nature of turned out to be founded and owned …

(Bertelsmann Foundation 2022). The export of 39% of young Uzbeks surveyed as part of the first other commodities family. The Tashkent Times. 2022. 40% of young Uzbeks Yangi O’zbekiston DUK. 2022. Yangi avlod think

World Bank Group · 27 September 2023 English

younger than 14. According to offi- cial sources, Uzbeks comprise a majority (80%) of the total population

IEEE: Instituto Español de Estudios Estratégicos · 26 September 2023 English

They closed the Ministry of Women's Affairs and replaced it with the Ministry of Propagation of Virtue and Prevention of Vice, which issues restrictive and abusive decrees on the rights …

the Taliban regime. The Tajiks, the Hazaras, the Uzbeks, the different ethnic Afghans, are not represented religious groups, including Hazaras, Tajiks and Uzbeks. Sufis, Sikhs and Hindus also fear persecution

ECDPM: European Centre for Development Policy Management · 18 September 2023 English

Islamic activism

other Muslim groups living in Kazakhstan, like Uzbeks, Uighurs, Turks, Azerbaijanis, Dungans, and Kurds

UN: The United Nations · 1 September 2023 English

24 p.Transmits report of the Special Rapporteur, Richard Bennett, in accordance with Human Rights Council resolution 51/20.

communities in northern Afghanistan, including Uzbeks and Tajiks, have expressed alarm over the escalating

World Bank Group · 31 August 2023 English

“cleaned” the bank cards of almost three thousand Uzbeks during 2021 (and these are only among those who

World Bank Group · 24 August 2023 English

ethnically diverse, multi-national state where Uzbeks are 80% of the population; ii) regional disparities

SWP: Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik · 21 August 2023 English

SWP Research Paper 2023/RP 08, August 2023, 31 Pages

culture are the product of a specifically number of Uzbeks and religious literature was im- “Uzbek” Islam became more important in the everyday lives of Uzbeks, and the authority of those who possessed religious 1998 onwards tice were lifted and thousands of Uzbeks whose civil against the backdrop of the threat a clear new religious freedoms, and which many Uzbeks sign that the president is serious about the new growing popularity of Islamist by a majority of Uzbeks.125 There is a broad consensus attitudes in society

CEP: Counter Extremism Project · 16 August 2023 English

and Taliban officials began discussions on peace talks to end the war in Afghanistan with the understanding that the Taliban and Afghan government should lead the process.24 The Qatari government …

Alliance, composed predominantly of Tajiks and Uzbeks. As an ethnic Tajik, Rabbani had been selected Alliance, composed predominantly of Tajiks and Uzbeks. As an ethnic Tajik, Rabbani had been selected

ORF: Observer Research Foundation · 9 August 2023 English

The post-Cold War era saw the emergence of several multilateral forums, including the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO). Initially formed in 1996 as the ‘Shanghai Five’ (by China, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz …

to power in Afghanistan in August 2021, ethnic Uzbeks and Tajiks were sidelined from the group’s leadership

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