Title Kyrgyzstan: 1. What is the ethnic/race breakdown in Kyrgyzstan and what is the percentage of each group in the total population of Kyrgyzstan? 2. What is the religious breakdown in Kyrgyzstan and what is the percentage of each group in the total population of Kyrgyzstan. 3. What country information is there about discrimination against persons of Russian ethnicity and Russian orthodox religion in Kyrgyzstan, particularly single women or single elderly women? 4. Does the Government and/or its authorities prevent Russian Orthodox practice in any way in Kyrgyzstan? 5. Is there any evidence that Kyrgyz males are harassing and attacking single women in Kyrgyzstan? 6. Is there country information showing that the government and its police or security agencies are not protecting Russian orthodox Russians, particularly women? 7. Is there information to show that extortion, ransom and kidnapping is on the rise in Kyrgyzstan and if so, is there evidence that the government is trying to contain it? 8. When did the overthrow of government occur in Kyrgyzstan? Since the installation of the new government, is there country information to indicate that Russian Orthodox are being discriminated against even more so than prior to its installation? 9. Is there any information that indicates that Russian Orthodox members are safer if living in another part of the country?
Publisher Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal
Publication Date 7 March 2011
Country Kyrgyzstan
Topics Abduction | Disappeared persons | Minorities | Muslim | Orthodox Christian | Russians | Security forces | Security situation | Uzbek
Citation / Document Symbol KGZ38271
Cite as Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal, Kyrgyzstan: 1. What is the ethnic/race breakdown in Kyrgyzstan and what is the percentage of each group in the total population of Kyrgyzstan? 2. What is the religious breakdown in Kyrgyzstan and what is the percentage of each group in the total population of Kyrgyzstan. 3. What country information is there about discrimination against persons of Russian ethnicity and Russian orthodox religion in Kyrgyzstan, particularly single women or single elderly women? 4. Does the Government and/or its authorities prevent Russian Orthodox practice in any way in Kyrgyzstan? 5. Is there any evidence that Kyrgyz males are harassing and attacking single women in Kyrgyzstan? 6. Is there country information showing that the government and its police or security agencies are not protecting Russian orthodox Russians, particularly women? 7. Is there information to show that extortion, ransom and kidnapping is on the rise in Kyrgyzstan and if so, is there evidence that the government is trying to contain it? 8. When did the overthrow of government occur in Kyrgyzstan? Since the installation of the new government, is there country information to indicate that Russian Orthodox are being discriminated against even more so than prior to its installation? 9. Is there any information that indicates that Russian Orthodox members are safer if living in another part of the country? , 7 March 2011, KGZ38271, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/50f7ffdc2.html [accessed 31 July 2014]
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