Former Prosecutor-General Kambaraly Kongantiev was dismissed from his post on March 19. Kyrgyz opposition and human rights activists had been calling for his dismissal.
The calls came in connection with the deportations of Uzbek refugees last year, the investigation into the 2002 Aksy tragedy in which security forces killed six protesters, and poor performance in corruption cases involving relatives of former President Askar Akaev.
Workers preparing for celebrations of the constitutional compromise in Bishkek on November 9 (RFE/RL)
A STABLE FOUNDATION? On November 9, RFE/RL's Washington office hosted a briefing featuring RFE/RL Kyrgyz Service Director Tyntchtykbek Tchoroev and RFE/RL analyst Daniel Kimmage.
LISTENListen to the complete discussion (about 80 minutes):
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