Kyrgyzstan is preparing to mark the anniversary of the April revolution, which resulted in the power of the country has changed. Exactly one year ago, on 7 April 2010, is in the Kyrgyz capital, there were massive clashes between the government and its opponents.
As a result of the confrontation killed 90 people and injured more than 300. Protesters stormed the government building, after which power passed into the hands of the opposition. Former President Kurmanbek Bakiyev fled the country, settling at the invitation of Alexander Lukashenko in Belarus.
Experts and the public can not decide Kyrgyzstan: April 7 — is the Day mourning for the dead or the Day of People's Revolution. According to the victims themselves and the president for transitional period Roza Otunbayeva, who has signed a decree on celebrating the anniversary of the revolution, this day has historical value, because after April 7 last year in Kyrgyzstan, there have been radical changes in the system of government. Some human rights activists and political analysts believe that the revolution has not achieved its goals due to the fact that the authorities still remained a person close to the former President Bakiyev and the perpetrators to destroy civilian citizens are still not defined.
To celebrate the anniversary of the April events in Kyrgyzstan, a special committee. It is already known that on April 7 in the main square of the capital will be a photo exhibition dedicated to the events of last year, the show-themed films, and in the evening may take the fireworks in honor of the participants of those events, awarded the title "Hero of April people's revolution." The participants are going to hold the square in Bishkek, funeral dinners and prayer.
"- Said the head of association of relatives of the victims Asunbek Zhamansaryev.
The fact that further unrest possible in This year,, said the chairman of the State Committee of National Security of Kyrgyzstan Keneshbek Dushebayev, speaking to reporters. He related his fears that the country on the eve of the planned for the fall presidential election political tensions could rise. However, people who intend to enter the area on April 7 and stage a memorial event, assured that it is not planning rallies and pickets.
"If someone would go to the area to organize a riot, it can only be provocateurs — continues Zhamansaryev. — And we, along with other associations configured to remember the dead and April 7 to celebrate the victory of the revolution. "
Assess the April events in Kyrgyzstan last year tried a number of international and local experts. According to the head of the Kyrgyz Human Rights Center "Citizens against corruption" Talekan Ismailov, 2010 for the citizens of the country was the most dramatic and tragic, and the survivors and victims of the April events are not received due attention, because they still have not installed the true causes of the incident, and punished blame for the kill civilians:
"Until now, we can not make definitive conclusions as to what it was in April 2010. We astseragaemsya that the current government and the parliamentary system is very weak, because they did not have a platform and clear strategies for change. Each group is fighting for power and resources, and the fundamental rights and freedoms are still treading water, because the victims of those events thousands of walking the streets of Bishkek on equal, and can not find justice. "
The differences and contradictions within the current government of Kyrgyzstan political scientist Tamerlan Ibraimav called a normal process at a time when the country built a new control system — parliamentary. With all the controversy Ibraimav considers the results of the revolution 7 April 2010 positive, because it was destroyed by an authoritarian power vertical:
"In economic terms there is rolled back — the credibility of the Kyrgyz economy, both in domestic and foreign investors are very much reduced. As for political change, here I see more positive side, the parliamentary system is starting to work. "