Five years after Uzbek security forces killed hundreds of protestors in the Ferghana Valley town of Andijan, President Islam Karimov's government is persecuting the victim's relatives, says Human Rights Watch.
Is Karimov afraid of Kyrgyz instability spilling over the border? It sure looks that way. Andijan is only 50 kilometers from Osh, Kyrgyzstan, the scene of ethnic tensions in recent weeks.
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