Investigations

CABAR.asia 20.12.19

“When I learned from my daughter that our 65-year-old neighbour took her to the basement and committed improprieties, I could no longer stand it. I took my daughter by the hand and together we went to the department of internal affairs to file an accusation complaint”. This is the story of a father, who told how his minor daughter became a victim of a sexual abuse by a neighbour. The daughter of this man is one of dozens of children who, according to their parents, were victims of sexual abuse, which will haunt the victims with the negative consequences for the rest of their lives. (more…)

Irina Osipova 19.12.19

According to the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructural Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan has over 78 thousand apartment buildings. Out of them, 26% are in critical condition. (more…)

Jamshed Marupov 28.11.19

Annually, a certain amount is allocated from Khujand city budget for the maintenance of preschool educational institutions. The mayor of Khujand, Maruf Muhammadzoda, repeatedly noted at the press conferences that funds for the repair and maintenance of schools and childcare centers was not being collected from the population. Our investigation shows that administrations of childcare centers still demand payments from parents. (more…)

The President’s Affairs Administration of Kazakhstan and its branches employ over 3 thousand people, while the annual budget of it amounts to more than 87 billion tenge or 224 million dollars (at the rate 390 tenge for 1 dollar).


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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…)

Mazhab Djuma 25.11.19

The murderers of the leader of the Zoroastrian community of Tajikistan, as well as the causes of this crime, are still unknown. (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…)

Mirzo Subkhanov 19.09.19

Participants in the presidential affordable housing program in Uzbekistan claim their rights have been violated. They are unhappy with the price increase, non-compliance with the terms of the contract and accuse the construction companies of poor-quality work.
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CABAR.asia 06.03.19

Chief communications officer of Tajikistan sells apartments in his work office.

The head of the Communication Service under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan launched several points of Dushanbe apartments’ sales operating on the premises of the state body he controls. The apartments sold are built by a private firm of his son. These are the highlights of the journalistic investigation “The Houses That Beg Built” published in a local media Faraj.tj. (more…)