Investigations / Kyrgyzstan

Bolot Isaev 02.04.21

Formally, law-enforcement and security officers may be imprisoned for torture during detention and custody of a citizen. In practice, the victims can hardly reach it as it is almost impossible. (more…)

Bolot Isaev 23.03.21

Some human rights defenders and lawyers state about high level of corruption in the amnesty and pardon procedure. (more…)

Bolot Isaev 25.11.20

The city programme for modernisation of municipal lifts in multi-storeyed houses of Bishkek is being implemented with gross breaches of law and technical standards. (more…)

Bolot Isaev 12.05.20

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

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…)

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

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…)

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…)

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…)

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