Notorious Old Prison In Tashkent To Be Replaced With Park

A notorious, scarcely 130-year-old jail in Tashkent will be transposed by a park.

Under a fortitude adopted by a cupboard on Mar 22, a Tashtyurma apprehension core will be demolished in 3 months, a Justice Ministry said.

It pronounced a park with distraction comforts and other amenities will be combined in a place.

Tashtyurma jail was built in 1891 on a sequence of Imperial Russian Governor-General Aleksandr Vrevsky and is one of a oldest jails in Central Asia.

Human rights defenders have been observant that jail, whose central name is Detention Center No. 1, was decayed and that conditions there were intensely poor.

The inmates of Tashtyurma were changed to a newly built jail in a Zangiota district outward a collateral in January.

Uzbekistan has a apocalyptic tellurian rights record, with woe and politically encouraged prosecutions widespread underneath late President Islam Karimov, who ruled with an iron fist for some-more than a quarter-century.

President Shavkat Mirziyoev, a longtime former primary apportion who was handed a helm after Karimov’s genocide in 2016, has taken stairs to remodel a country’s probity and law-enforcement systems.