02 May 2011

International report on Kyrgyz June violence released

Jeremy Smith

Download Publication


After months of delays, leaks and rumours, the Kyrgyzstan Inquiry Commission (KIC) has finally published on 3 May its report looking into the events of 10-15 June 2010 in the Kyrgyz oblasts of Osh and Jalalabad, which led to the death of 470 people, 74 percent of them ethnic Uzbeks. The Kyrgyz authorities have reacted to this report arguing that the report’s authors relied too much on accounts by Uzbeks and that the research was incomplete.