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Updated: 2015-01-07 14:03:19

2014-12-11 Kyrgyzstan: Refugees From Uzbekistan Fear Tashkent’s Long Arm

Published: 2015-01-07

An article from EurasiaNet.org on refugees from Uzbekistan.

http://www.eurasianet.org/node/71306

Almost a decade following the violent unrest and deadly crackdown in the eastern Uzbek city of Andijan, dozens of Uzbeks are still seeking asylum in neighboring Kyrgyzstan. Although Kyrgyz authorities say they are processing the claims for asylum, many Uzbeks still fear extradition back to their home country, where they say they will be prosecuted.

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EurasiaNet.org provides information and analysis about political, economic, environmental and social developments in the countries of Central Asia and the Caucasus, as well as in Russia, Ukraine, Moldova, Turkey, and Southwest Asia.

Based in New York, EurasiaNet.org advocates open and informed discussion of issues that concern countries in the region.