NEWS AND EVENTS
May 24, 2005
Uzbek Parliament creates Commission to Investigate Andijan events
Lower chamber of the Uzbek parliament created independent commission to investigate Andijan events on 23 May.
As earlier reported, the group of armed guerrillas organized criminal acts in Andijan on 13 May, which resulted in death of some 170 people.
The commission will investigate all conditions of Andijan events, determine reasons and conditions, which led to tragic events. The commission included 16 parliament members, including representatives of Senate of Oliy Majlis (upper house).
Uzbek MPs ordered to commission to analyze actions of the government and law enforcement bodies, give their legal assessment and regularly deliver reports on course of investigation to parliament and population through mass media.