Friday, November 16, 2007
Jeltoqsan (Kazakh: Желтоқсан; English: December) riot of 1986 was a spontaneous nationwide In the following days, protests spread to Chimkent, Taldy Kyrgan and Karaganda.
The Central Committee of Kazakhstan's Communist Party estimated that 11,000 people protested, 660 were arrested and jailed. More recent estimates are of at least 30,000 or 40,000 protestors, 5,000 arrested and jailed, an unknown number of casualties.
April 9 tragedy
Posted by iamyrfans at 10:33 AM