Uzbekistan Cooperated with CIA Rendition & Torture Post-9/11, As Govt. Boiled Dissidents Alive
<a href="http://www.democracynow.org/2017/11/2/experts_uzbekistan_hosted_cia_black_sites"><img alt="_s5_uzbekistan" src="https://www.democracynow.org/images/story/75/39275/w320/_S5_Uzbekistan.jpg" style="float:right; padding-left:5px;" /></a>Sayfullo Saipov, the alleged assailant in the Tuesday attack that killed at least eight people in New York City, is an immigrant from Uzbekistan, a country that is now the focus of much attention, with some in the media calling it a hotbed of Islamist terror. We go to Tashkent, Uzbekistan, to speak with Steve Swerdlow, Central Asia researcher for Human Rights Watch. We’re also joined by Edward Lemon, postdoctoral fellow at the Harriman Institute at Columbia University.
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