Kyrgyzstan: Tree-Chopping Divides Greens and Urban Planners

Police officers escort away a protester on June 2. In gestures of defiance that seem to have taken authorities by surprise, local residents and environmentalists tried to prevent city workers from chopping down trees on Toktonaliev Street in Bishkek. (Photo: Danil Usmanov)

Without warning, city workers descended on a leafy street recently in Kyrgyzstan’s capital to begin chopping down trees.
 

To read the full story

Nurjamal Djanibekova is a reporter based in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

Kyrgyzstan: Tree-Chopping Divides Greens and Urban Planners

1 / 1
X
> <