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[29.06.2OO2] Supporters Of Beknazarov Meet In Kerben

About 5,000 people took part in a meeting in Kerben, center of the Aksy district, on 29 June. They expressed their protest against the new law on amnesty to all those who were involved in the Aksy events, passed in the parliament on 28 June.
According to chairman of the Human Rights Movement of Kyrgyzstan Tursunbek Akunov and Aziza Abdrasulova of the Guild of Prisoners of Conscious, they plan organizing a protest march to Bishkek in September. Head of the Aksy distinct administration Jenishbek Bekbolotov announced that about 2,000 people only took part in the meeting.
RFE/RL Kyrgyz News, June 29, 2002

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