In Kyrgyzstan, burned the books on last year's riots

Aug 19, 11 In Kyrgyzstan, burned the books on last year's riots

In Osh (the administrative center of Osh region of Kyrgyzstan) took action, during which they burned books on last year's riots in the country. It is reported by AKI.

The action was overseen by local authorities. They even have allocated space for its implementation. There, as reported, the agency was meeting of the local community. In total, it was attended by about 700 people.

The participants, according to Interfax, adopted an appeal to the international community, which said that the situation in the region, exacerbating the external destructive and separatist forces. The mayor of Osh, Melis Myrzakmatov, speaking at the event, personally blamed for the leader of the Uzbek community Batyrov (which Kyrgyz authorities are accused of provoking riots) and author of Hour of the Jackal and Genocide continues, on last year's events in the south and their consequences .

Copies of these books, protesters burned in an iron drum set on stage.

Previously, the distribution of books, The hour Jackal and Genocide continues, was officially banned in Kyrgyzstan. Dissatisfaction with local authorities has caused, inter alia, that the events of June 2010 are outlined in the book as a genocide of the Uzbek population.

The mayor of Osh, Melis Myrzakmatov, who participated in the Meeting has a scandalous reputation. He openly declared that a Kyrgyz nationalist, and refused to obey the central government. As for the riots in Osh (whose victims were mostly ethnic Uzbeks), the mayor said: Uzbeks encroached on the sovereignty of Kyrgyzstan. We gave them a fight back.

The clashes, which were involved representatives of the Kyrgyz and Uzbek communities that have taken place in Osh and Jalal-Abad regions in June 2010. Before the authorities managed to bring the situation under control, killed several hundred people, destroyed and burned thousands of homes. More than 75,000 ethnic Uzbeks who fled the pogroms, fled to neighboring Uzbekistan. Later, the majority of refugees have returned to Kyrgyzstan.

The blame for the events of June the Kyrgyz authorities conferred on the Uzbek community leaders, as well as supporters of ousted President Kurmanbek Bakiyev and international terrorists.