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In major step backwards, access to Ferghana news website blocked

Reporters Without Borders very firmly condemns the semi-state owned company Kyrgyztelecom’s blocking of access to the website of Ferghana (...)

Published on 21 February 2012 Read


Murdered Uzbek journalist’s brother beaten unconscious in Osh

Reporters Without Borders has learned that Uzbek journalist Shokhrukh Sayipov was attacked and beaten unconscious by unidentified assailants when (...)

Published on 17 August 2011 Read


Link to victim’s work ignored in trial of Kyrgyz journalist’s accused murderers

The trial of three people accused of killing Kyrgyz journalist Gennady Pavlyuk in the Kazakh capital of Almaty in December 2009 by throwing him (...)

Published on 8 June 2011 Read


Disturbing spate of physical attacks on journalists

Reporters Without Borders is alarmed by a new wave of threats and physical attacks on journalists during the past few weeks in both Bishkek, the (...)

Published on 20 May 2011 Read


Call for humane treatment for jailed journalists and respect for press charter

Reporters Without Borders is shocked by the way the authorities are treating Ulugbek Abdusalomov, a newspaper editor based in the southern city (...)

Published on 19 August 2010 Read


Local authorities take over Osh TV after national security raid and director’s dismissal

Reporters Without Borders is worried about the provisional government’s takeover of nearly all of Kyrgyzstan’s TV stations and the procedures being (...)

Published on 20 July 2010 Read


Kyrgyzstan. Where is it? What is it?

Official Name: Kyrgyz Republic President: post vacant (Kurmanbek BAKIYEV resigned on 15 April 2010) Prime Minister: Roza OTUNBAYEVA (interim (...)

Published on 7 July 2010 Read


Journalists prevented from doing their job

As violence continues, the media are increasingly being prevented from working in the south of Kyrgyzstan. News is being reported only (...)

Published on 17 June 2010 Read

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