Kyrgyzstan Hopes Chinese Investment Can Produce Industrial Breakthrough

by Anna Lelik When China’s top diplomat visited Kyrgyzstan last month, he heard some bold proposals. Why, Foreign Minister Wang Yi was asked by Kyrgyz economic officials during his visit to Bishkek on May 22, did Beijing not consider relocating 40… Continue Reading

Kyrgyzstan: Government Report Exposes Scale of Prison Torture

by Anna Lelik When the police wanted to extract a confession out of K.D., they put a plastic bag over his head and injected in a pungent vinegar solution that made his lungs burn. Such tales of abuse in police stations… Continue Reading