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“What is she doing here?” Kloop’s Investigation into Inequality in the...

Women in Kyrgyzstan are increasingly less likely to be appointed to senior management positions in the country. Kloop investigates the reasons behind this phenomenon...

“Confidentiality” and government tenders on private trading platforms How are Kyrgyzstan’s...

These amendments also increased the threshold amount for government tenders, concluded by a simplified method, to five million som (Kyrgyz currency).

An interrogation of Bekeshev at the GKNB, underage campaigners, and Sadyr...

Bekeshev considers that his “leadership of the district” has prompted his opponents to use administrative resources.

Statement from Kloop, an independent media outlet from Kyrgyzstan: YouTube has...

Last week YouTube deleted one of the videos at Kloop's channel and also banned us from posting anything for a week: we were notified that the deleted content contained "harassment and bullying".

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.

“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.

“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.

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.

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.

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.

Kyrgyzstan establishes relations with the Taliban. Madasykov meets with Afghan government...

The meeting took place in Kabul on 23 September. Also in attendance was Zheenbek Kulubaev, head of the Kyrgyz presidential administration’s foreign policy department.

The Nazarbayev Billions: How Kazakhstan’s ‘Leader of the Nation’ Controls Vast...

The former president — laying low since the country plunged into protest and violence in early January — hid banks, hotels, and a $100 million jet in a network of foundations that answer only to him.