AP: Kyrgyzstan May Use Force

by Laurence on 3/23/2005

Akayev’s crackdown really seems to be underway, according to Keneshbek Dushebayev in this AP story, the government is willing to use force:

Dushebayev emphasized that “we will never shoot law-abiding, peaceful citizens; women, children and old people.” But he said opposition forces in the south had broken many laws, and vowed that in restoring order, “We are going to use the whole arsenal of legally available means.”


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