In region growing decline in the population

According Saratovskaja only in the Saratov region, 2017 immigrated more than 66 thousand people from the region emigrated over 72 thousand Annual decline was more than 6 thousand people.
In 2013 and 2014, the population decline was not – the increase amounted to about 500 and 3 thousand people respectively. In 2016 for the first time in several years the number of emigrants exceeded the number of arrivals – by 564 people.

Last year in the region moved nearly 34 thousand inhabitants, in other regions – more than 31 thousand, the border of the Russian Federation – more than 7 thousand; came from other areas – almost 24 thousand, from abroad – almost 9 thousand

The largest number of immigrants from China (nearly 2 thousand), Ukraine (over 1.7 million), Russia (1.6 thousand). All of the CIS countries came to almost 8.5 thousand people went there – 6,8 thousand From other countries, profits of 380 people, left – 341.

The delegation of Amnesty International for the first time since 2004, will visit Uzbekistan

Human rights activists intend to discuss with the authorities of Uzbekistan-related human rights issues. AI experts have prepared a set of recommendations to the Uzbek authorities.The Amnesty International delegation intends to visit Uzbekistan and meet with a number of officials. On Monday, may 21, said representatives of human rights organizations. The Ministry of foreign Affairs and of justice of Uzbekistan on the eve confirmed their readiness to receive the delegation, which will include the head of the regional office AI for Europe and Central Asia Marie Struthers and her Deputy Denis Krivosheev.

The organization welcomes “the willingness of the Uzbek authorities to dialogue with the international human rights community,” said Struthers. The head of the regional office AI expressed its willingness to discuss human rights issues of concern to the expert AI.

Recommendations to the Uzbek authorities

Human rights activists have prepared for the Uzbek authorities with a list of recommendations, said Sanders. According to her, these include the termination of criminal cases and rehabilitation of the persecuted on political grounds persons, and impartial investigation of past crimes against human rights.

Foreign Minister of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov declared its readiness to accept foreign human rights organization in July 2017. The visit, which will take place from 22 to 25 may, will be the first since 2004 visit to Uzbekistan, official representatives of AI. In 2004 in Tashkent hosted an international conference, which was organized by AI and human rights of the Uzbek organization “Mothers against death penalty and torture”.

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