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Fight Over Matronymics Sparks Political Battle in Kyrgyzstan

President proposes revision of Constitutional Court decision after ruling allows mother to give her name to her children. It took nearly three years of legal...

Tajikistan: Decree bans funerals for alleged “terrorists”, denies relatives bodies

Dushanbe, Tajikistan, Central Asia (15/6 – 60) On 28 April, President Emomali Rahmon who has ruled Tajikistan since 1992 signed into law a Decree imposing...

French court fined Mukhtar Ablyazov for failure to appear

On March 7, the Court of Appeal in the French city of Aix-en-Provence ruled that fugitive Kazakh oligarch Mukhtar Ablyazov was fined for failing...

From prisoner to PM, Malaysia’s Anwar had long ride to top

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — More than two decades after his dramatic ouster from government and imprisonment, Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim finally has...

Anwar Ibrahim: From political prisoner to Malaysian PM

Anwar Ibrahim finally realised his over-two-decade dream of becoming Malaysia's prime minister on Thursday following a tortuous detour in the political wilderness that included...

Families of Tajik political prisoners plead for international help

The families fear they will be murdered with the government’s connivence. Days after one of Tajikistan’s highest-profile political prisoners was attacked in a prison hospital,...

What’s Behind Kyrgyzstan’s Deepening Crackdown On Civil Society?

What began with the Kyrgyz government targeting activists opposed to a contentious border deal with neighboring Uzbekistan is morphing into a wider campaign that’s...


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