Kyrgyzstan: Mining Violence Flares Again as Protestors Kidnap Governor

The governor of Kyrgyzstan’s Issyk-Kul Province was taken hostage for several hours on October 7 in the latest bout of unrest related to a controversial, Canadian-owned gold mine. Hundreds of protestors, including some on horseback, continued to clash with police late in the evening. 

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Kyrgyzstan: Mining Violence Flares Again as Protestors Kidnap Governor

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