Investigations / Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan: The Thin Line Between Charity and Religious Propaganda

Bolot Isaev 12.05.20

There are many foundations and charity organizations in the republic linked to religion. (more…)

Kyrgyzstan: the number of children not attending school due to parental beliefs is declining

In Kyrgyzstan, despite many years of struggle, there are still some cases, when children do not attend school because of the religious beliefs of their parents. (more…)

Kyrgyzstan: Religious Education Still Unarranged

The Muslim community reaps the fruits of religious education at the local level. (more…)

Zhantai Cattle Market Violating Health Rules Will be Liquidated – Administration

The journalistic investigation previously held by PolitKlinika and CABAR.asia had found blatant violation of health standards in the territory of Zhantai cattle market and slaughterhouse on the outskirts of Bishkek. (more…)

Cattle market or car park. Municipal land inspected for proper use in Karakol

The cattle market of Karakol (residents call it “mal bazar”) emerged in 1869, when the town of Przhevalsk, now Karakol, was founded.  At first, it was located in the territory of the current consumer goods marketplace Ak Tilek, but soon it developed and was relocated. Now it is located at the intersection of Udilov/Valikhanov streets. Karakol residents call this area Neftianiki. The market is deemed one of the largest ones in the Issyk Kul region as cattle from all the regions, even from neighbouring states, are transported there. It works on Sundays – from one a.m. till lunchtime. (more…)

Bishkek: No One is Responsible for Safety of Inflatables

Inflatables are rather popular among children in warm season. However, the majority of them are operated with violations, while municipal authorities don’t monitor safety standards. (more…)

Kyrgyzstan: Framing for Possession of Extremist Materials 

Human rights activists of Kyrgyzstan raise the issue of quality investigation regarding citizens charged with extremism. (more…)

Wholesale meat trade at Osh Bazaar does not meet hygienic standards

CABAR.asia 06.09.16

The wholesale meat trade on the Osh Bazaar does not meet hygienic standards and this is even admitted by specialists and workers on the market. Average buyers do not have the opportunity to see with their own eyes the conditions under which the delivery, processing and distribution is done because the wholesale market starts work from 3:00 am.  The retail trade wherein most customers buy their products differs significantly from the wholesale trade. (more…)

Osh: The house of the state directorate is bursting at the seams

Another building in the southern capital built by the state directorate for the reconstruction of Osh and Jalal-Abad begins to dilapidate. Inhabitants of the multi apartment house which was constructed for blind and deaf people and was only recently given up for rent have complained about the destruction of walls and the poor work done on the sewerage. (more…)

IWPR Kyrgyzstan: Batken: Citizen of Kadamjai accuse police officers of a brutal beating

CABAR.asia 03.08.16

A 35-year-old man arrested for drunkenness and was tortured at a police station. His relatives are now pursuing the punishment of the law enforcement officers involved in this matter. (more…)