Kyrgyz Special Forces Raid Ethnic Uzbek Village, Killing Two, Arresting Dozen
Local and international human rights groups have inceasingly been reporting abuses by Kyrgyz security forces as they attempt to quell violence still ongoing in southern Kyrgyzstan. Vitaly Ponomaryov, head of the Central Asian Program for Memorial Human Rights Center, the leading Russian human rights group, said hundreds of Kyrgyz special forces and other agents took part in a raid at dawn June 21 on the village of Nariman of the Karasu district, ferghana.ru reported. Two people were killed; one man was shot while troops were searching the area, and the other one was severely beaten and died later, human rights monitors report.
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