Vaguely-worded legislation introduces potential restrictions on wide range of outlets
Over 100 people died in renewed violence along the border in September 2022 as long-standing issues remain unresolved.
Complex geography and domestic politics mean a solution remains elusive.
Relatives call for more action to find those who disappeared amid interethnic violence 12 years ago.
Hundreds of thousands of people worldwide have disappeared due to conflict, disaster and crime. Many are never heard from again.
Bishkek centre provides rare platform to explore social issues from new perspectives.
A weak currency and high inflation spells trouble for the Central Asian country’s economy.
Case highlights growing pressures on free expression in Central Asian state.
Arrests seen as a way for Kazak authorities to justify their claim that the clashes were sparked by external forces.
The problem predates the pandemic, but coronavirus restrictions have exacerbated it.