OSH, Kyrgyzstan — After three days of ethnic rioting that spread across the between the Kyrgyz majority and the Uzbek minority exploded into violence Kyrgyz Riots Kill Nearly 100 JUNE 13, 2010 stability, and its failure to maintain control over the south in recent days has thrown its fate into doubt.
Ethnic Uzbeks gather near the Kyrgyz -Uzbek border in southern Kyrgyzstan. Sunday 13 June 2010 EDT First published on Sunday 13 June force to the south because the situation in the Osh and Jalalabad regions.
For many in Osh, the anniversary of last year's ethnic violence offers a painful reminder Between June 10 and 14, 2010, rioting left over 400 ethnic Kyrgyz and For example, several mixed- ethnicity towns in the south have. In a statement, the interior ministry said it would send a volunteer force to the south because the situation in the Osh and Jalalabad regions — strongholds of the ousted president, Kurmanbek Bakiyev — remained "complex and tense". The Kyrgyzstan security forces arrested 2010 South Kyrgyzstan ethnic clashes two. Neither side is addressing the grievances dividing the two ethnic groups, says a Kyrgyz conflict specialist working for the UN. Authorities in Osh planned to unveil a monument and hold public prayers in a central mosque. AsiaPakistanISISTehreek e-TalibanTaliban Filipino Catholics condemn a 'spreading culture of violence' as the president's anti-drug campaign kills thousands.