Fears over Kyrgyzstan ethnic unrest

Tensions reignite between Kyrgyz and Uzbeks amid political instability after April revolt.

    Fears of more violence are growing in Kyrgyzstan as political instability further splits the population down ethnic lines.

    Since a popular revolt ousted Kurmanbek Bakiyev, the country's former president, in April, old ethnic tensions have been reignited between the Kyrgyz and Uzbeks, sparking deadly clashes between the two groups.

    On Wednesday thousands of Kyrgyz attacked a university, looking for one of the most influential leaders of Kyrgyzstan's Uzbek minority.

    Al Jazeera's Robin Forestier-Walker reports from the southern Kyrgyzstan city of Osh.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Take a tour through divided Jerusalem

    Interactive: Take a tour through divided Jerusalem

    Take a tour through East and West Jerusalem to see the difference in quality of life for Israelis and Palestinians.

    Stories from the sex trade

    Stories from the sex trade

    Dutch sex workers, pimps and johns share their stories.

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    As the stigma associated with being childless persists, some elderly women in India risk it all to become mothers.