Riots against changes to constitution start in Uzbekistan

    WORLD - 01 July 2022 - 20:15

    Residents of the capital of the Republic of Karakalpakstan, which is part of Uzbekistan, Nukus, have taken to the streets protesting against the proposed amendments to the country's Constitution.

    Among them is the deprivation of the sovereignty which has been recently enshrined in the region, Gazeta.ru reports with reference to Arbat Media.

    The Karakalpaks were outraged by the amendments to articles 70-75 of the main law of the country, according to which their region will lose its sovereignty and the right to secede from Uzbekistan.

    The Declaration of Sovereignty of Karakalpakstan was adopted in 1990. An interstate agreement according to which the Republic of Karakalpakstan became part of the Republic of Uzbekistan was signed in early 1993.

    The area of autonomy is more than a third of the country's territory, but less than two million people live here. Karakalpakstan is rich in minerals.


    Caliber.Az




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