Uzbek Protesters Ran Gantlet of Death

KARA DARYA, Kyrgyzstan – By late afternoon May 13, talks had stalled between Uzbekistan authorities and armed demonstrators inside a government building in Andijan. Speaking by phone to the gunmen, a top law-enforcement official used an Uzbek proverb to foretell the government’s next move: “Your eyes will soon see what befalls you.” Shortly afterward, gun-mounted … Continue reading Uzbek Protesters Ran Gantlet of Death