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Andizhan

(Russian andiˈʒan)
n
(Placename) a city in E Uzbekistan. Pop: 413 000 (2005 est)
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An•di•zhan

(ˌɑn dɪˈʒɑn)

n.
a city in E Uzbekistan. 288,000.
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Summary: New Delhi [India], June 11 (ANI): A delegation from Gujarat consisting of officials from various ministries visited the Andijan region in Uzbekistan where they held talks to further expand cooperation between Andijan and Gujarat.
More than 500 protesters were shot dead by troops in the city of Andijan in 2005.
Embassy in Tashkent made the relevant statement to mark the 10th anniversary of the Andijan events.
A separate JV deal between UNG and Sinopec was signed in July 2005 to develop idle wells and explore further in Andijan region and was to spend $106m.
ANDIJAN, Jun 23, 2010 (TUR) -- A Turkish plane carrying humanitarian aid for Uzbek refugees who fled from ethnic clashes in Kyrgyzstan arrived on Wednesday in the Uzbek province of Andijan.
Uzbek refugees who run away from Osh and Jalalabad are trying to stay live in the camps which set the neighboring Uzbek city of Andijan.
gathered in Andijan, Fergana and Namangan, close to the Uzbek-Kyrgyz border.
Residents of the nearby town of Andijan told Reuters news agency that armoured vehicles could be seen on the streets.
Following a six-month suspension, the European Union decided, on 13 October, to entirely lift the sanctions on Uzbek officials held directly responsible for the disproportionate use of force against peaceful demonstrators in Andijan in 2005.
He has his first start since winning here in November when chasing home Andijan in a handicap hurdle at Down Royal this month and will have improved considerably.
In 2005, a scandal broke when the Uzbekistan military, which had recently received training in "marksmanship" from Britain, massacred hundreds of civilian demonstrators in Andijan. Support for the St Athan Defence Academy means support for the expansion of the global trade in military training in Britain - and the increased likelihood of more Uzbekistan- type scandals to come.
The International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights warns the persecution of activists in Uzbekistan has worsened since May 2005 when security forces sprayed machine gun fire on unarmed demonstrators in Andijan. Case in point: Saidjahan Zainabiddinov, who witnessed the bloodshed, is on trial for "undermining the constitutional system and assisting terrorism." His real crime: he helped journalists and telephoned reports to foreign embassies contradicting the government line that those killed were "armed Islamic militants trying to overthrow the state".