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Bishkek resident wishes to recover 5 mln soms from Kumtor

A claim for moral damages was filed against Kumtor Gold Company in Kyrgyzstan. The plaintiff Kanat Midin uulu himself told in social networks.

«Today I filed a lawsuit in Oktyabrsky District Court of Bishkek against Kumtor Gold Company for moral damages for what they are doing with the glaciers,» he wrote.

Kanat Midin uulu believes that violations of the water legislation by the enterprise will harm his health and the health of his family.

«We need to learn to act in the legal field, through legitimate mechanisms. It is necessary to create a precedent. In order to create a precedent, we need to try,» the plaintiff explained.


Today Bishkek hosted a rally against the amendments to the Water Code.