After deadly Kazakhstan unrest, families wait outside jail, search morgues

With about 12,000 people arrested after anti-government protests in Kazakhstan last week, friends and relatives of those held by police waited outside a jail, hoping to learn their fate.Some even went to morgues to see if a loved one was among the scores killed in the unprecedented violence in the Central Asian nation.Authorities have refused to allow relatives or lawyers to see those in custody, giving little information about them, according to human rights activists.The demonstrations began…


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