Pro-Government Activists in Kyrgyzstan Call for Foreign Agent Law Targeting OCCRP...

Describing themselves as “activists” and “bloggers,” four people held a press conference in Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday calling for the country to adopt a “foreign agent law” analogous to one that has been used to persecute independent media outlets in Russia.

Japarov in Glasgow: Who did the Kyrgyz president speak to at...

Japarov was photographed with ​​Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, as well as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

Journalists in Kyrgyzstan have frequently been assaulted, followed, and taken to...

Kloop analyzed data from the past five years and found that despite the numerous attacks and strong pressure put on Kyrgyz journalists, almost nobody has been held accountable.

Sadyr Japarov promises not to sue the media

"You have freedom of speech — you’re acting freely right now, aren’t you?" said the president.

Friend of Kyrgyz President’s Son Revealed as Co-Owner of Construction Company...

President Sadyr Japarov has promoted two major projects — a large mosque and a complex in the center of Bishkek — that will be...

“I would have killed her anyway”. Kloop’s investigation of femicide in...

Femicide is the murder of a woman, usually committed by a man on the basis of misogyny, gender discrimination, and/or as a result of gender-based violence in which the state is complicit.

OCCRP Condemns Growing State Pressure Against Independent Media in Kyrgyzstan

The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project is deeply concerned by the Kyrgyz government’s mounting assault on press freedom.

UFC Fighter Rafael Fiziev will stop competing under the Kyrgyz flag...

Mixed martial arts athlete Rafael Fiziev announced on his Instagram page that he would no longer compete under the flag of Kyrgyzstan.

Press Freedom in Kyrgyzstan Is Headed in the Wrong Direction

The atmosphere for a free press in Kyrgyzstan is backsliding. Pressure against independent media in Kyrgyzstan is not new, but the latest developments signal a dangerous and worrisome turn.

Kazakhstan, Facebook, and content. What’s going on? And is it censorship?

The company stated that such a joint statement was never released and that no exclusive access was granted to the government of Kazakhstan.

Two Families, Notorious for Enabling Corruption in Kyrgyzstan, United in Marriage

Raimbek Matraimov, a shadowy Kyrgyz political operator, has long denied his ties to Khabibula Abdukadyr, the secretive tycoon who made millions in alleged smuggling...

The government’s personal firefighters: how fake accounts took over the Kyrgyz...

Pro-Japarov accounts, pro-Matraimov accounts, pro-Jeenbekov accounts — the Kyrgyzstani Internet has transformed into a place where “troll factories” are operating constantly. Kloop’s journalists analyzed approximately 800 fake accounts to find out how these so-called “fake farms'' work, who they protect, and how much they cost.