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RCA Issue 633

Children working as porters are a common sight at markets in Kyrgyzstan such as this one in the capital Bishkek. (Photo: Asyl Osmonalieva)
Asyl Osmonalieva, Gulzat Abdurasulova
6 Nov 10
Hardship forces children to neglect schooling and go out to work.
The White House in Bishkek symbolises Kyrgyzstan’s transition from a presidential to a parliamentary system of government. Shown here during disturbances in April, it was the seat of the then president Kurmanbek Bakiev. Now it has been refurbished to house the new parliament. The president is moving to the old parliament building. (Photo: Igor Kovalenko)
Ainagul Abdrakhmanova
5 Nov 10
Parties struggle to forge winning combination.
Yulia Kuznetsova
5 Nov 10
United Nations rapporteur says legislation must ensure truly independent inspections of detention facilities.
Andrei Grishin
2 Nov 10
Kazak authorities applying own rules on asylum-seekers in the face of accepted international standards.