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Kyrgyzstan: Faded Tulips by William Daniels (41 images)

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A bloody uprising in Kyrgyzstan in early April saw the country's president flee the capital. Opposition leader Roza Otunbayeva claimed to have taken control, stating 'You can call this revolution. You can call this a people's revolt. Either way, it is our way of saying that we want justice and democracy.' William Daniels examines the background:

The Tulip Revolution of March 2005 brought hope and a promise of democracy to Kyrgyzstan. The Kyrgyz people overthrew the authoritarian...
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