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Uzbekistan: Tashkent Clears Out The Little People Ahead Of Independence Day

For Saidulla, a shop owner at Tashkent's Farkhad Bazaar, Independence Day ceremonies in years past have produced trifling hassles, including heightened police security, cordoned-off streets and a slowdown in customer traffic. This year, however, as authorities plan to celebrate Uzbekistan's 20th anniversary of independence, many Tashkent residents are paying a much higher price. With the entire Farkhad Bazaar demolished this April in the name of modernization, Saidulla is now out of work and facing an uncertain future.

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Uzbekistan: Tashkent Clears Out The Little People Ahead Of Independence Day

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