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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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Zainidin Kurmanov. (Photo: Kyrgyz parliamentary press office)
Interview
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.
President Almazbek Atambaev meets the speaker of Kyrgyzstan's parliament and leaders of the five main parties. (Photo: Kyrgyz president's press service)
14 May 15
Political elites shouldn’t change the rules to suit themselves, experts say.
IWPR training event in Osh, April 2015. (Photo: IWPR)
30 Apr 15
Series of events designed to create common ground between journalists and human rights community.
30 Apr 15
Staff at leading newspaper fear the real motive behind a complex lawsuit is an ambition to exert political control.
10 Apr 15
Authorities try to weed out people who might pose security threats from others returning from Syria.
30 Mar 15
It isn't so much the legislation as the way it is interpreted that favours offenders.

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Moslawi traditional band playing music from the 19th century. (Photo: IWPR)
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Hugely popular event highlights city’s rehabilitation and recovery.