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Terror in Central Asia

The story of one man caught up in Kyrgyzstan’s homophobic violence. [Warning: Graphic Content]

Permission to Exterminate: Part 1 In a special two-part series for Coda, reporter Andrew North traveled to the Central Asian republic of Kyrgyzstan with a sketchpad to document the surge in anti-gay violence that followed a proposed “gay propaganda” bill strikingly similar to Russia’s. Go to Part 2: A Violent Struggle Over National Identity [text and sketches]