Kyrgyzstan: Kyrgyz Community in Afghanistan Looking for a Way Out

Ethnic Kyrgyz in the Little Pamir settlement in Afghanistan's Wakhan Corridor suffer from high mortality rates and opium addiction. (Photo: Jeff Waalkes)

A slight, kalpak-wearing man from Afghanistan with weathered cheeks, Abduvali Abdulrashid looks out of place at a posh sushi joint in downtown Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan’s capital.

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Chris Rickleton is a Bishkek-based journalist.

Kyrgyzstan: Kyrgyz Community in Afghanistan Looking for a Way Out

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