Kyrgyzstan: Supreme Court Orders Askarov Retrial

The Supreme Court in Kyrgyzstan reversed jailed activist Azimjan Askarov’s life sentence on July 12 and ordered a retrial. 

The verdict marks a major climbdown in a case that has seen direct involvement from President Almazbek Atambayev, who has described Askarov as a murderer. 

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Kyrgyzstan: Supreme Court Orders Askarov Retrial

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