Today, it seems that the people of Kyrgyzstan have managed to drive away bloody dictator Kurmanbek Bakiyev; who kept a United States Afghan war base at Manas, against the will of the Kyrgyz people.
Unfortunately, there are more dictators in Central Asia.
This video is called Part (1-3) Torture Farm (Life and Death under Karimov)
Below are videos 2 and 3 of the series.
Now, I am gonna quote dictator Karimov‘s news agency, which I intend to do as rarely as possible. Just to show what kind of rulers CIA and Pentagon count as their allies.
President of Uzbekistan receives head of US Centcom
UzA, 7 April 2010, 08:47
Welcoming the guest, the head of the state said the level of the current Uzbek-American relations was strong and stable, and are developing on a constructive and equal basis.
At the meeting in Oqsaroy, General David Petraeus expressed sincere gratitude to the President of Uzbekistan for the warm welcome and noted that the US administration was interested in strengthening bilateral relations.
He also highlighted the importance of the initiatives of the leadership of Uzbekistan in stabilizing the situation in the neighboring Afghanistan.
During the talks, the sides exchanged opinions on the issues of further development of Uzbek-US cooperation and other areas of mutual interest.
An Uzbek Survivor of Torture Seeks to Fight It Tacitly: here.
British Ambassador to Uzbekistan Rupert Joy is vocal and effusive in his praises of the Uzbek regime. But he has gone all coy and refused to answer any questions from leading Uzbek journalist Galima Burkabaeva about his starring appearance at dictator’s daughter Gulnara Karimova’s Tashkent Fashion TV extravaganza: here.
Thailand’s embattled government has shut down media outlets after declaring a state of emergency, while red shirt activists vowed to escalate their pro-democracy protests: here.