Ethnic Riots in Kyrgyzstan

PhotographerJames Kirchick
PrizeHonorable Mention
Entry Description

In June 2010, ethnic riots occurred in southern Kyrgyzstan, pitting ethnic Kyrgyz against ethnic Uzbeks. Hundreds of people died and an estimated 400,000 fled. I traveled to the southern city of Osh to survey the aftermath.

About Photographer

James Kirchick is a contributing editor for The New Republic.