Тег: Journalists

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.

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.