The Bishkek City Court considered a measure of restraint against politicians and activists in the case on an attempt to seize power by force (Kempir-Abad case).
Activists Marat Bayazov and Atai Beishenbek were remanded in custody in the remand center-1 in Bishkek. The court dismissed the lawyers’ appeal.
Both activists continue hunger strike.
Defendants in the Kempir-Abad case continue hunger strike for the 14th day.
The Committee for protection of Kempir-Abad reservoir was created on October 22. It includes activists, politicians and MPs. On the same day, in an interview with Kabar news agency, President Sadyr Japarov said: the authorities have information who was behind the rallies and marches on Kempir-Abad issue.
Mass arrests began on October 23. Authorities placed 26 people in jail on charges of preparing for riots.
A number of international human rights organizations such as the International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR), the World Organization Against Torture (OMCT), the Norwegian Helsinki Committee (NHC), the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights (HFHR), Freedom Now and others issued a statement calling for the immediate release of politicians and activists arrested in Kyrgyzstan.