Steve July 7, 2022

The Uzbek government’s clampdown on protests in Karakalpakstan can have significant consequences for the wider region., Last week, rare protests in Uzbekistan’s autonomous Karakalpakstan region, which borders Kazakhstan in the country’s northwest, turned deadly. According to the government, 18 people died and 243 others were wounded as a result of clashes between security forces and protesters. More than 500 were detained. The authorities did not reveal the identities of those who were killed, but said there were both civilians and law enforcement personnel among the dead.,2022-07-07 13:19:00,Read More