Kyrgyzstan | Institute for War and Peace Reporting


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

Global Voices

Osh's central market is one place where ethnic communities still mingle freely. 2015. (Photo: Venera Sultanova)
10 Jun 15
Five years on from bloodshed, shiny new buildings belie an enduring sense of unease and mistrust between ethnic Kyrgyz and Uzbeks.
3 Jun 15
Children talk about what the day means to them.
29 May 15
Economic development in Osh seen as way of preventing future conflicts.
29 May 15
June 2010 bloodletting remains difficult subject.
29 May 15
Government believes it has done enough to prevent further trouble.
Zainidin Kurmanov. (Photo: Kyrgyz parliamentary press office)
28 May 15
As the public and politicians declare stronger Muslim identity, the challenge is to prevent extremist views from undermining the state.
26 May 15
Firearms often used to stop civilians trying to evade customs controls.
21 May 15
Prostitution abroad and "labour enslavement" at home are the commonest forms.
21 May 15
Fewer people are paying in so the pension age is going up.
On a see-saw at the SOS Children's Village. (Photo: Jibek Karakeeva. Picture published with kind permission of SOS's Oksana Orozbaeva)
20 May 15
Experts say contrast between care of children in state and private homes has huge impact on their prospects.