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IDMC's Uzbekistan page provides an overview of the latest figures and key concerns facing internally displaced people in the country.

31 July 2012 | Country Page

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Uzbekistan

31 July 2012 | Country Profile Page

Uzbekistan: Internal displacement in brief

Uzbekistan’s IDPs were forcibly and, in some cases, violently relocated by the army in 2000 and 2001

31 January 2008 | Summary

Authorities deny return of several thousand villagers displaced from Tajik border

Although little information is available on the current conditions of Uzbekistan’s internally displaced people (IDPS), reports and anecdotal information suggest that IDPs continue to face difficulty sustaining their livelihoods

18 October 2005 | Overview

IDMC

Profile of Internal Displacement: Uzbekistan

In response to cross-border incursions by the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, a rebel group operating from neighbouring Tajikistan, the Uzbek government in 2000 and 2001 forcibly displaced several thousand villagers from the mountainous border region in southern Uzbekistan. The villagers were relocated to resettlement villages approximately 250 kilometres away in an open desert area.

18 October 2005 | Country Profile

IDMC

Profile of Internal Displacement: Uzbekistan

Approximately 3,000 persons remain displaced as of 2003, as a result of forced transfer from their villages along the border with Tajikistan by the government of Uzbekistan. Since their displacement in 2000, these people have been living in destitute villages which the government has hastily put up for their relocation.

03 July 2003 | Country Profile

IDMC

Profile of Internal Displacement: Uzbekistan

Episodes of internal displacement in Uzbekistan have mainly occurred as a result of a Government campaign against suspected supporters of Islamic extremist groups. Today, an estimated 3000 persons are displaced after fighting between Government forces and armed insurgents in the Uzbek-Tajik border areas in August 2000.

18 January 2002 | Country Profile

IDMC

Profile of Internal Displacement: Uzbekistan

Episodes of internal displacement in Uzbekistan have mainly occurred as a result of a Government campaign against suspected supporters of Islamic extremist groups. Today, an estimated 3000 persons are displaced after fighting between Government forces and armed insurgents in the Uzbek-Tajik border areas in August 2000 (U.S.OSCE 22 February 2001).

09 November 2001 | Country Profile

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