CIVIL WAR IN KRYGYZSTAN - LET'S JUST BE CIVIL ABOUT IT
Some 400,000 people have been displaced by ethnic violence in southern Kyrgyzstan, the United Nations announced Thursday, dramatically increasing the official estimate of a crisis that has left throngs of desperate, fearful refugees without enough food and water in grim camps along the Uzbek border.
U.N. Humanitarian Office spokeswoman Elisabeth Byrs said an estimated 300,000 people have been driven from their homes but remain inside the nation of 5.3 million people. She said there are now also about 100,000 refugees in neighboring Uzbekistan. The last official estimate of refugees who fled the country was 75,000. No number of internally displaced has been available.
Violence erupted last week between the majority Kyrgyz population and minority ethnic Uzbeks. Kyrgyzstan's government has accused the country's deposed president of igniting long-standing ethnic tensions by sending gunmen in ski masks to shoot members of both groups. The government, which overthrew President Kurmanbek Bakiyev in April, accuses the leader of deep corruption and says that he and his supporters were attempting to shake official control of the south and reassert their control of the Afghan heroin trade in the area. [...] go read the rest
Now if I was a Leftinistra hack, I would be sending well wishes and let's just get along. messages But, I am a realist and the Kyrgyzs hate the Uzbeks. End of story and because of idiots in governments across the globe, this is what happens when for years and years people are held back at the point of a gun and have a horrid marxist-sociopathic government. In other words, shit happens.
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