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Photos: How Batken residents left their homes during the armed conflict...

When shooting broke out on the Kyrgyz-Tajik border on September 14th, Kloop’s journalists went to the scene to cover the armed conflict.

Samayev, Tokmok city council representatives, and the attack on Tekebayev. What’s...

On December 1, Omurbek Tekebayev, leader of the Ata Meken opposition party, was the victim of a high-profile assault in Bishkek.

Asset Declarations of Kyrgyz Officials Increasingly Useless as Anti-Corruption Measure

Kyrgyzstan is the only Central Asian country that publishes its officials’ asset declarations. But the system, meant to fight corruption, has been degrading for years. Now, in a crucial election year, it has plunged into darkness.

Kyrgyz Citizens Might get to Legalize their Illegal Assets

When the administration intended to propose the bill is not clear, but according to the laws, a draft of which was obtained by OCCRP, citizens will have until the end of 2022 to declare their assets.

The Face of Central Asia: Sharia Marriage, Talaq, and Wives with...

Say talaq three times and you’re free to go: if you want, throw your kids and wife out of the house, and if you want, get yourself a second wife. This is not a story from the Middle Ages—it is exactly what happens in the countries of Central Asia.

Singer Manizha’s Foundation Helps Kyrgyz Female Migrants in Russia Fight Against...

On December 8, a press-conference was held in Bishkek with the Russian singer of Tajik origin Manizha Sangin. She came to Kyrgyzstan as part...

“This is our fight against economic neocolonialism” — Akylbek Japarov on...

The government of Kyrgyzstan accused the Canadian company of violating legislation and environmental damages in May 2021 and introduced external management in Kumtor Gold Company.

A Top Uzbek Official, a Leading Businessman — and the Unknown...

The wife of Uzbekistan’s first deputy prime minister has never appeared in public. But now, two separate document leaks — one from the tropical British Virgin Islands, the other from Switzerland — reveal her to be a secret player in one of the country’s top business relationships.

Threats from an Ishenim party candidate: Sherzodbek Umarbekov’s brother was removed...

The Head of the Suzak Village Government in the Jalal-Abad oblast Bekzad Abdurashidov was relieved of his duties. Kloop’s information was confirmed by the president’s plenipotentiary representation for the Jalal-Abad oblast.

417 children were subjected to physical or sexual violence in Kyrgyzstan...

The press service of the Jogorku Kenesh also said that 4309 children experienced difficult living conditions in 2021.

“This is our last chance to occupy a worthy place in...

he program highlighted the key points of his upcoming work as chairman of the Cabinet.

Pressure on Mass Media: Journalists’ Accounts from Kloop and other Publications...

Hackers were unable to gain access to the accounts of a majority of journalists.