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NEWS AND EVENTS
April 19, 2007
PRESS RELEASE On the seminar ?Development of the system of conducting punishment in the sphere of monitoring over the observance and ensuring the prisoner?s rights?
According to the working plan of the Ombudsman of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the seminar on the ?Development of the system of conducting punishment in the sphere of monitoring over the observance and ensuring the prisoner?s rights? was held on February, 2007 in Termez.

This event was organized by the Ombudsman in cooperation with the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Office of Konrad Adenauer foundation in Central Asia, Kazakhstan and South Caucasus.

During the seminar participants have repeatedly pointed out that the contemporary mechanisms of improving the governance - monitoring over the protection of human rights is becoming one of the most significant parts of the activity of state bodies and public organizations in Uzbekistan.

Furthermore, participants have visited the pre-trial detention center in Termez to eyewitness the conditions of keeping inmates? where they met with various prisoners and convicts as well as the personnel of the penitentiary.

Seminar was the first in the series of such events on abovementioned subject to be organized in the cities of Bukhara, Namangan, Nukus and Urgench throughout 2007.


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