Uzbek President Flies to Site of Uprising (AP)




 
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May 13th, 2005  
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Topic: Uzbek President Flies to Site of Uprising (AP)


AP - Thousands took to the streets of an eastern Uzbek city on Friday to protest the detention of 23 Islamic businessmen on extremism charges, witnesses said. The president rushes to the city amid reports an armed mob has attacked a prison and freed convicts.

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