Posts Tagged ‘Belarus’

The opposition movement claims the Parliament has been dissolved and over 100 are dead at the hands of Kyrgyz police. The government claims the amount is around 40. Reportedly, the main cause for the opposition is the corrupt, dictatorial government’s high taxation blocking the marketplace and skyrocketing utility bills. Al Jazeera’s Robin Forestier-Walker, reporting from Bishkek, said Kyrgyzstan President Kurmanbek Bakiyev, the country’s president, has now fled the capital and relocated to the country’s south (5:43):

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Amnesty International documented 714 executions were committed in 2009 onto those formally sentenced to death. The report is clear that China’s secrecy forces them to exclude its numbers, but something else is missing.

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