Wednesday, November 10, 2004

Kokand, continued

by Nathan Hamm

IWPR continues its quality reporting on the Kokand riots. Police are tracking down those identified as ringleaders in the recent protests. The government seems committed to pressing the issue on the new decree. They are stepping into dangerous territory. A 45-year-old man, who used to be an engineer but is now also in the hat […]

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by Nathan Hamm

Check out Joel Gaines‘s Zdravstvuite Russia at Winds of Change. You know that raging popular Islamic insurgency in Afghanistan? No? Neither do I, but people tell me about it all the time. In a sign that said insurgency is seriously on the rope, even EurasiaNet reports its demise may be imminent as support erodes. As […]

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Sharipov Talks to RFE/RL

by Nathan Hamm

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty interviews Ruslan Sharipov (h/t to Asror). Much of the story recounts the history of his case, but it also sheds light on how attention to his case impacted his treatment, how he ended up in the United States, who was instrumental in getting him here, and what his plans for the […]

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