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Kyrgyzstan

Journalists trained by IWPR produce news, analysis, and comment pieces on the issues that affect their countries and communities.

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Bishkek-based expert Asel Murzakulova, has studied the issues along the Kyrgyz-Tajik border for several years. (Photo: Timur Toktonaliev/IWPR)
Interview
19 Sep 19
Tensions will continue until the leaders of both countries find political will to resolve the issue.
18 Sep 19
With no legal provision for self-defence as a mitigating factor, women who kill their relatives are almost always found guilty.
Almazbek Atambaev in Koi Tash. (Photo: AKIpress)
11 Aug 19
Experts say arrest only marks a temporary truce in an ongoing power struggle.
A madrasa in Kyrgyzstan. (Photo: muftiyat.kg)
23 Jul 19
Draft regulations aims to increase oversight and introduce practical skills into curricula.
Day-to-day civility conceals underlying mistrust between ethnic communities in southern Kyrgyzstan. Here, the central market in Osh, June 2011. (Photo: Pavel Gromsky)
Interview
13 Jun 19
Language and education could be key to improving relations.
CABAR organised meeting on sinology development in Kyrgyzstan. (Photo: CABAR.asia)
Project Highlight
3 Mar 19
Event hears that investing in sinology is a national interest.
Kyrgyz activists protest against camps in China in front of the UN House in Bishkek. (Photo: RFE RL Kyrgyz service)
22 Jan 19
Mass release of detainees stirs hopes that international criticism may be working.
Anarbek Usupbaev, Kyrgyz activist and representative of the ancient tradition of Tengrism. (Photo courtesy of A. Usupbaev)
20 Nov 18
Opinion remains divided on the status of this time-honoured, non-dogmatic faith.
Extremist material confiscated by the ministry of internal affairs. (Photo: Kyrgyz Ministry of Internal Affairs)
3 Oct 18
Hundreds face trial over allegedly radical books, videos or pamphlets.
IWPR event held in Bishkek. (Photo: IWPR)
Project Highlight
11 May 18
Nepotism and ethnic bias are hampering innovation.

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