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Kyrgyzstan: Justice Elusive 10 Years On

Click to expand Image An ethnic Uzbek woman reacts as she stands at her house burnt down during clashes in the city of Osh, June 24, 2010. © 2010 REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko. (Berlin) – Authorities in Kyrgyzstan have failed to take necessary, if difficult, steps toward ensuring justice and accountability for abuses committed during and after the outbreak of violence in southern Kyrgyzstan a decade ago, Human Rights Watch said today. Between June 10 and 14, 2010, ethnic violence raged in southern Kyrgyzstan. Over 400 people were killed and nearly two thousand homes were destroyed. But the…

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