The pandemic has allowed the authorities to further abuse technology and restrict freedom of speech.
Despite the head of state’s supposed backing of courageous journalism, harassment continues apace.
From household tasks to labour rights, the pandemic has aggravated endemic gender inequality.
The pace of change has proved deeply disappointing to those campaigning for women’s rights.
Authorities will have to overcome anti-vaccine sentiment to implement digitised schemes.
Landmark deal may finally facilitate pipeline to Europe – if the Europeans are still interested.
Lengthy prison term handed to elderly man described as political persecution.
Remittances from those working abroad make up a key part of the country’s economy.
President’s party wins again as pressure grows on independent observers and opposition forces.
Critics fear this may cost Kyrgyzstan and its people dearly.