Bride Kidnapping: A Tradition Or A Crime?

A Eurasianet partner post from RFE/RL

Some 200 people took to the streets in a northern Kyrgyz province earlier this week to protest the longstanding practice of bride kidnapping.

The custom -- in which single young men kidnap their bride of choice and pressure them to agree to marriage -- is not uncommon in Kyrgyzstan.

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A Eurasianet partner post from RFE/RL

Bride Kidnapping: A Tradition Or A Crime?

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