Human Rights Watch, Cotton Campaign Call on ADB to Rethink Uzbekistan Irrigation Project

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MANILA, Philippines

International watchdog group Human Rights Watch and the Cotton Campaign, which fights child labor in the cotton industry, this week asked the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) not to fund an Uzbekistan irrigation project due to “grave human rights concerns.”