Jasliq

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Jasliq
urban-type settlement
Jasliq is located in Uzbekistan
Jasliq
Jasliq
Location in Uzbekistan
Coordinates: 43°58′24″N 57°29′38″E / 43.97333°N 57.49389°E / 43.97333; 57.49389Coordinates: 43°58′24″N 57°29′38″E / 43.97333°N 57.49389°E / 43.97333; 57.49389
Country  Uzbekistan
Autonomous Republic Karakalpakstan
District Qo‘ng‘irot District
Population (1989)
 • Total 3,791[1]
Time zone UTC+5 (UZT)

Jasliq (Uzbek: Jasliq/Жаслиқ, Russian: Жаслык) is an urban-type settlement of Qo‘ng‘irot District in Karakalpakstan in Uzbekistan. It is connected by road to Karakalpakiya in the northwest, and Kunkhodzha in the southeast.

Jasliq contains a notorious prison, where in 2010, the Independent Human Rights Defenders of Uzbekistan reported the deaths of 39 prisoners.[2] Torture and deaths from violence are not uncommon at the prison.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Перепись-1989 Archived 2012-02-04 at WebCite
  2. ^ a b Bruce, Tom (1 May 2013). Every Inch of the Way: My Bike Ride around the World. Tom Bruce. p. 79. 
  3. ^ "Another Uzbek Inmate Dies Suspiciously In Prison". Eurasianet.org. 15 January 2011. Retrieved 26 November 2016.