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&#8217;re also joined by Edward Lemon, postdoctoral fellow at the Harriman Institute at Columbia University.

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