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Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan Conflict Leaves Children without Education

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image Children evacuated from their villages after recent clashes on the Kyrgyz-Tajik border, are seen in a school which has been turned into a temporary shelter, in the town of Batken, southern Kyrgyzstan May 3, 2021. © REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov Kayirgul is a bright 9-year-old elementary school student from Ak-Sai village in southern Kyrgyzstan. Her village was one of the ten impacted during violent clashes on the border between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan in mid-September. She is among thousands of children from the Batken region who fled their homes – and whose schools were…

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