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Askarov's Life Sentence Upheld in Kyrgyzstan, Again
July 30, 2019

Askarov's Life Sentence Upheld in Kyrgyzstan, Again

By Catherine Putz
Askarov’s case illustrates a series of deep, intertwined, divides 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

By Catherine Putz
The organization's annual human rights conference has become the focus point for frustration.
Kyrgyzstan: Corrupt, Anarchic – and Stable?
August 16, 2016

Kyrgyzstan: Corrupt, Anarchic – and Stable?

By Christopher Schwartz and Alisher Khamidov
Despite its problems, Kyrgyzstan may be Central Asia's most stable state. Here's why.

A Legal Litmus Test: Azimjon Askarov Hearing Begins in Kyrgyzstan
July 12, 2016

A Legal Litmus Test: Azimjon Askarov Hearing Begins in Kyrgyzstan

By Catherine Putz
In Kyrgyzstan, a flashpoint case puts the country’s judicial system and political progress on display.

Kyrgyzstan’s Newest Holiday Marks Its Last Revolution
April 05, 2016

Kyrgyzstan’s Newest Holiday Marks Its Last Revolution

By Catherine Putz
Meanwhile, the state jails several opposition leaders accused of plotting a coup.

Protest in Southern Kyrgyzstan Canceled Amid Coup Rumors
March 23, 2016

Protest in Southern Kyrgyzstan Canceled Amid Coup Rumors

By Catherine Putz
It’s springtime in Kyrgyzstan: border tensions and discontent in the south flare.

Central Asia and the Succession Question
August 12, 2015

Central Asia and the Succession Question

By Casey Michel
What will happen in the region when the current crop of leaders leave the stage?
Kyrgyzstan Denounces Cooperation Treaty with America
July 22, 2015

Kyrgyzstan Denounces Cooperation Treaty with America

By Catherine Putz
The diplomatic row between Kyrgyzstan and the U.S. continues, taking with it a treaty that benefited aid programs.

How Angry is Kyrgyzstan at America?
July 17, 2015

How Angry is Kyrgyzstan at America?

By Catherine Putz
Updates on reaction to U.S. human rights award for jailed Kyrgyz and some recommended Central Asia links for the weekend.

US Gives Human Rights Award to Jailed Kyrgyz Activist
July 17, 2015

US Gives Human Rights Award to Jailed Kyrgyz Activist

By Catherine Putz
The U.S. and Kyrgyzstan have very different views on Azimjon Askarov.

Are the Kyrgyz Who Join ISIS Mostly Uzbeks?
June 17, 2015

Are the Kyrgyz Who Join ISIS Mostly Uzbeks?

By Catherine Putz
Five years after inter-ethnic violence displaced thousands in southern Kyrgyzstan, tensions remain and rumors abound.
Remembering Kyrgyzstan's Revolutions
April 08, 2015

Remembering Kyrgyzstan's Revolutions

By Catherine Putz
Two revolutions in ten years, is Kyrgyzstan any better off?

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