Lawmakers in Uzbekistan have declared war on toys that harbor foreign values.
Members of the pro-government Milliy Tiklanish (National Revival) party in the lower house of parliament have proposed a bill to protect the “moral health” of children and teenagers by limiting the import of foreign-made toys, Regnum reports. A supporting article by government-run UzDaily.uz has denounced toys “that harm the spiritual and moral development of children and teenagers and lead to sadistic tendencies.”
“Unfortunately, right now, our children mostly play with toys that are produced outside the country and are not tied to our national traditions,” UzDaily explained.
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