Kyrgyzstan police blamed for journalist death

Almazbek Tashiyev, a freelance reporter who wrote for the Bishkek-based opposition weekly Agym in Kyrgyzstan has died in hospital from injuries he recieved eight days before. Upon his admission to hospital he said he had been assaulted by “about 10 policemen” and his brother who witnessed the assault has also stated this to be true. Read more here