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Osh protesters demand greater accessibility

More than 196 thousand Kyrgyz citizens were registered as having a disability as of December 2021.

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.

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.

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.

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...

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.

“Just black out my name.” A photo project about silencing the...

– Just black out my name. When I started shooting the photo project Just Black Out My Name, one of the subjects asked me not to mention/black out her name. The photos with her are also anonymous.

Inside Kyrgyzstan’s Campaign to Silence Bolot Temirov

Here’s how sex, lies, and secret surveillance were deployed against one of the country’s top investigative outlets.

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.

“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...

The Ministry of Health is silent. Humanitarian aid for the fight...

From the start of the pandemic, the Ministry of Health of Kyrgyzstan has received humanitarian aid for the fight against COVID-19 from foreign sponsors and Kyrgyz businessmen.

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.