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Azimjon Askarov’s Retrial Begins in Kyrgyzstan
October 04, 2016
Azimjon Askarov’s Retrial Begins in Kyrgyzstan
The Askarov case dredges up sensitive subjects and shines a critical light on Central Asia's “island of democracy.”
Azimjon Askarov’s Retrial Begins in Kyrgyzstan
OSCE Manages to Irritate Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Human Rights Advocates, Too
September 27, 2016
OSCE Manages to Irritate Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Human Rights Advocates, Too
The organization's annual human rights conference has become the focus point for frustration.
OSCE Manages to Irritate Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Human Rights Advocates, Too
Speaking of the South China Sea: International Law, Arbitrals, and Central Asia
July 16, 2016
Speaking of the South China Sea: International Law, Arbitrals, and Central Asia
Also Uzbek militants and Tajikistan forgot the insulin; weekend reads.
Speaking of the South China Sea: International Law, Arbitrals, and Central Asia
Merkel in Kyrgyzstan, Activists Urge Pressure on Askarov Case
July 13, 2016
Merkel in Kyrgyzstan, Activists Urge Pressure on Askarov Case
Meanwhile, UN Human Rights Committee reaffirms call for Askarov’s release.
Merkel in Kyrgyzstan, Activists Urge Pressure on Askarov Case
Kyrgyz Supreme Court Punts Askarov Decision
July 12, 2016
Kyrgyz Supreme Court Punts Askarov Decision
The court overturned Azimjon Askarov’s life sentence but sent his case back to the oblast for a retrial; no release.
Kyrgyz Supreme Court Punts Askarov Decision
A Legal Litmus Test: Azimjon Askarov Hearing Begins in Kyrgyzstan
July 12, 2016
A Legal Litmus Test: Azimjon Askarov Hearing Begins in Kyrgyzstan
In Kyrgyzstan, a flashpoint case puts the country’s judicial system and political progress on display.
A Legal Litmus Test: Azimjon Askarov Hearing Begins in Kyrgyzstan
In Kyrgyzstan, Human Rights on Trial?
July 08, 2016
In Kyrgyzstan, Human Rights on Trial?
The world will watch as Azimjan Askarov's case is reviewed by the Kyrgyz Supreme Court.
In Kyrgyzstan, Human Rights on Trial?
Promise and Problems in Kyrgyzstan’s Courts
June 23, 2016
Promise and Problems in Kyrgyzstan’s Courts
The Kyrgyz Supreme Court set a date to reconsider the case of Azimjon Askarov.
Promise and Problems in Kyrgyzstan’s Courts
Kyrgyz Authorities Move to Seize Jailed Activists Home
June 01, 2016
Kyrgyz Authorities Move to Seize Jailed Activists Home
Why--if Azimjan Askarov was convicted in 2010--are the authorities moving only now to seize his property?
Kyrgyz Authorities Move to Seize Jailed Activists Home
UN Human Rights Committee Weighs in on Kyrgyzstan's Askarov Case
April 22, 2016
UN Human Rights Committee Weighs in on Kyrgyzstan's Askarov Case
The committee called on Kyrgyzstan to release Azimjon Askarov immediately.
UN Human Rights Committee Weighs in on Kyrgyzstan's Askarov Case
Is Russia Behind the U.S.-Kyrgyzstan Diplomatic Row?
July 26, 2015
Is Russia Behind the U.S.-Kyrgyzstan Diplomatic Row?
Moscow appears to be flexing its muscles in Central Asia’s most troubled state.
Is Russia Behind the U.S.-Kyrgyzstan Diplomatic Row?
How Angry is Kyrgyzstan at America?
July 17, 2015
How Angry is Kyrgyzstan at America?
Updates on reaction to U.S. human rights award for jailed Kyrgyz and some recommended Central Asia links for the weekend.
How Angry is Kyrgyzstan at America?
US Gives Human Rights Award to Jailed Kyrgyz Activist
July 17, 2015
US Gives Human Rights Award to Jailed Kyrgyz Activist
The U.S. and Kyrgyzstan have very different views on Azimjon Askarov.
US Gives Human Rights Award to Jailed Kyrgyz Activist
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