Global Roundup: Kyrgyzstan Protest vs Bride …

Compiled by Samiha Hossain Bride kidnapping remains widespread in the former Soviet republic despite official pledges to crack down on it [Vladimir Pirogov/Reuters] The recent murder of a woman abducted for marriage in Kyrgyzstan and the police’s inaction towards bride kidnappings and femicide have culminated in hundreds of people rallying in front of the Kyrgyzstan’s interior ministry and demanding for the interior minister and city police chief to resign.

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