Friday, August 13, 2004

Torture in Tashkent

To: letters@latimes.com
Subject: Head of Joint Chiefs Reassures Uzbekistan Amid Aid Cutoff

Maybe you should be more specific about Uzbekistan's "systematic torture." According to Craig Murray, the British ambassador to Tashkent, it includes boiling dissidents alive.

Uzbek mother who publicised 'boiling' torture of son gets hard labour