Public Media for Central Pennsylvania
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations
WPSU-FM Pre-drive Challenge: Click here to help us raise $10,000 before April 15 to unlock $5,000.

State Dept. Warns Uzbekistan on Human Rights Record

NPR's Ivan Watson reports from Uzbekistan on allegations of widespread human rights abuses in the central Asian nation. The U.S. Department of State recently threatened to withdraw aid if the former Soviet Republic does not clean up its record.

Copyright 2004 NPR

Ivan Watson
Ivan Watson is currently based in Istanbul, Turkey. Following the 9-11 terrorist attacks, he has served as one of NPR's foreign "firemen," shuttling to and from hotspots around the Middle East and Central Asia.