| Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan
York, December 29,
2009—Police in Kazakhstan
said Monday that they have identified several suspects in this month’s murder
of prominent Kyrgyz editor Gennady Pavlyuk. Police did not identify the
suspects or describe their alleged roles, other than to say the suspects are citizens
of neighboring Kyrgyzstan.
In a statement today, the Kyrgyz Prosecutor General’s office said it had not yet
received information from its Kazakh counterparts and had no other comment.