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[JURIST] The Kyrgyzstan interim government announced Sunday that it will place ousted president Kurmanbek Bakiyev [BBC profile] on trial for killings that took place during the recent uprising [JURIST report] earlier this month and for abuse of power while in office. The interim government is also planning to try [VOA report] members of Bakiyev's family and administration on charges that include corruption and human rights violations. Despite the pledge to bring Bakiyev and his allies to justice, so far only Baktybek Kaliyev, Bakiyev's defense minister, has been arrested [AFP report]. It is believed that Bakiyev is currently in Kazakhstan, and interim officials have said they will seek extradition to bring him before their courts.
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