Kyrgyzstan: Alternative Trials Indicate General Disappointment

The Azamat Report writes that the people of Aksy (southern Kyrgyzstan) are holding alternative court trials in relation to the killing of 6 people during the demonstration on March 17, 2002, when the police opened fire at unarmed demonstrators. This worrying tendency shows that people are losing trust in everything the state is doing lately, says the blogger.

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