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Small Protests Reported In Andijon

(RFE/RL) December 11, 2006 -- Independent news reports from Uzbekistan say a number of small protests have taken place in the eastern city of Andijon.

The website says shortages of electricity and natural gas prompted a group of mainly women and children to take to the city's streets.

The uznews website says some 50 women protesters blocked one of Andijon's central streets on December 9 to demand that heating be restored to their homes.


Aftermath Of Andijon

Aftermath Of Andijon

A dedicated webpage bringing together all of RFE/RL's coverage of the events in Andijon, Uzbekistan, in May 2005 and their continuing repercussions.


An annotated timeline of the Andijon events and their repercussions.