19 Dec 13
Calls for mine to be renationalised are cover for many interests.
10 Dec 13
Limited success in combating violence in detention as culture of impunity persists.
25 Nov 13
Russian-style restrictions opposed by politicians as well as civil society groups.
3 Aug 12
Media rights activists question wisdom of getting security agency to scour internet for hate speech.
6 Jun 12
Central authorities weak, vulnerable and barely able to manage provincial politics.
4 May 12
Lack of real reconciliation leaves Kyrgyz and Uzbek communities far apart.
5 Apr 12
Poor funding for sports drives many to seek careers in security and sometimes in crime.
8 Mar 12
Government needs to take decisive action to contain ethnic tensions stirred by 2010 violence, leading rights activist warns.
7 Mar 12
Observers say absence of unrest in Osh ahead of election was an achievement in itself.
17 Feb 12
Unclear whether new administration will continue liberalisation.