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[04.09.2OO2] Protesters From The South Are In Bishkek Already, Says Beknazarov

Deputy of Parliament Azimbek Beknazarov told RFE/RL correspondent in Bishkek on 4 September that about 4,000 residents of the southern Jalal-Abad Province have already come to capital Bishkek and are ready to begin protest actions any time. According to him, other people in Jalal-Abad began a protest march to Bishkek, gathering around the town of Tash-Komur in the province. They demand to bring to justice those responsible for the March bloodshed and resignation of President Askar Akayev.
RFE/RL Kyrgyz News, September 4, 2002

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