The sector exists simply to idolise the president and serve the ruling class.
Although the media is protected by law, beatings and illegal detentions are common.
Country’s traditional partners, disturbed by ongoing crisis, suspend large tranches of aid.
Disquiet with an authoritarian leader, presiding over an archaic state-dominated economy, sounds familiar.
Demands continue for President Sooronbay Jeenbekov’s resignation.
Volunteers rally to clean up city, ensure security and prevent looting.
Election results cancelled as opposition supporters seize control of key offices.
Experts’ assumptions that the country’s leader Emomali Rahmon would nominate his son for this election are disproved.
Draft law would allow authorities to block websites deemed to contain inaccurate information, with no need for a court ruling.
Supporters say they will continue to fight for his case to be reopened.