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Learning from Bishkek: Rowing between two rocks

  • Pierre Marthinus


| Sat, June 19 2010 | 11:58 am

PREMIUM This past week, ethnic tensions and political discontent fully escalated into widespread violence and major political turmoil in Kyrgyzstan. In stark contrast to the nine victims of the Gaza-bound Mavi Marmara vessel, Indonesian solidarity and support for 176 dead, 1,870 injured and more than a quarter million displaced is practically nonexistent for Kyrgyzstan (BBC News, June 16). Indonesia...