Central Asia Editor
Experts fear that circumstances surrounding man’s disappearance will tarnish Kyrgyzstan’s image.
The pandemic has allowed the authorities to further abuse technology and restrict freedom of speech.
Critics fear this may cost Kyrgyzstan and its people dearly.
Country’s traditional partners, disturbed by ongoing crisis, suspend large tranches of aid.
Demands continue for President Sooronbay Jeenbekov’s resignation.
Election results cancelled as opposition supporters seize control of key offices.
Parts of the region appear in denial, while elsewhere governments request emergency relief.
Tensions will continue until the leaders of both countries find political will to resolve the issue.
Human rights observer warns that the authorities ignore the demonstrators at their peril.
Language and education could be key to improving relations.