Protesters are on their way to cut off electricity at a power transformer unit outside the Kyrgyz town of Barskoon Friday, May 31, 2013. Hundreds of stone-throwing protesters besieged a

 

              Protesters are on their way to cut off electricity at a power transformer unit outside the Kyrgyz town of Barskoon Friday, May 31, 2013. Hundreds of stone-throwing protesters besieged a
Protesters are on their way to cut off electricity at a power transformer unit outside the Kyrgyz town of Barskoon Friday, May 31, 2013. Hundreds of stone-throwing protesters besieged a Canadian gold mine in Kyrgyzstan on Friday, clashing violently with riot police and prompting the president to declare a state of emergency. Protesters want the northeastern Kumtor gold mine to be nationalized and the company to provide more benefits. (AP Photo/Vladimir Voronin)