Time To Call Kyrgyzstan "Unrest" What It Is
11:33 AM, Jun 16, 2010 • By ADAM BRICKLEY
The nation of Kyrgyzstan is burning right now. Hundreds of ethnic Uzbeks have died at the hands of marauding bands of ethnic Kyrgyz, with 100,000 more fleeing the country. The eyes of the world have rightly turned to a part of the world normally considered a backwater.
People are being killed and uprooted for no other reason than their genetic makeup -- and the situation shows no signs of de-escalation. The body count at the moment is relatively low, as far as genocides go, but that merely makes it a "small genocide." And small genocides are no small thing.