THIS IS AMERICA & THE WORLD is a weekly, international affairs television series, which is produced in Washington, New York City, and in countries around the world. The series is broadcast nationally on public television and PBS stations. The series is also distributed internationally by Voice of America Television. Whether here in the United States or abroad, DENNIS WHOLEY sets out to explore the cultural, social and political lives of people around the world.
This week Dennis Wholey focuses on human rights and modern life in Uzbekistan. In recent years, progress has swiftly increased throughout Uzbekistan yielding significant steps in the country’s political, economic and social culture. Dennis speaks with Minister of Justice, Ruslanbek Davletov; Dr. Shoazim Minavarov, Director of the Center of Islamic Civilization in Uzbekistan; Firdavs Abdukhalikov of the National Association of Electronic Mass Media and Gulnoza Ismailova, Vice Rector of the University of World Economy and Diplomacy, who discusses Uzbekistan’s approach to democracy and its upcoming national elections. Dennis winds up his visit with a tour of the National Television and Radio Company of Uzbekistan.