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Journalism in Kyrgyzstan: Shoot the Messenger?
March 16, 2018
Journalism in Kyrgyzstan: Shoot the Messenger?
Pressure on the press has increased in Central Asia’s so-called island of democracy.
Journalism in Kyrgyzstan: Shoot the Messenger?
With Media Law Amendments, Kazakhstan Deals a Blow to Press Freedom
January 03, 2018
With Media Law Amendments, Kazakhstan Deals a Blow to Press Freedom
Astana consulted journalists on revisions to the country's media law, and then ignored their recommendations.
With Media Law Amendments, Kazakhstan Deals a Blow to Press Freedom
The Next Chapter in Uzbekistan’s Opening
July 06, 2017
The Next Chapter in Uzbekistan’s Opening
Human Rights Watch and the BBC’s Uzbek service are getting access to the country again.
The Next Chapter in Uzbekistan’s Opening
Insulting the President: Defamation Cases Against Local Media Move Ahead in Kyrgyzstan
July 01, 2017
Insulting the President: Defamation Cases Against Local Media Move Ahead in Kyrgyzstan
Similar cases against RFE/RL were dropped in May, but a local Kyrgyz media outlet remains under legal pressure.
Insulting the President: Defamation Cases Against Local Media Move Ahead in Kyrgyzstan
Per Capita, Turkmenistan Jails Far More Journalists Than China
August 19, 2016
Per Capita, Turkmenistan Jails Far More Journalists Than China
In an already underreported region, journalists face jail simply for doing their jobs.
Per Capita, Turkmenistan Jails Far More Journalists Than China
US Aims to Increase Funding for Alternative Media Sources in Central Asia
June 16, 2016
US Aims to Increase Funding for Alternative Media Sources in Central Asia
The US State Department wants to counteract “Russia’s well-financed propaganda machine.”
US Aims to Increase Funding for Alternative Media Sources in Central Asia
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