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Adam Bychawski

Adam Bychawski is an editorial assistant at openDemocracy.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Rough justice in Kyrgyzstan

New data shows that 96% of people who find themselves before a Kyrgyz court receive a guilty verdict (unless they are state officials, that is).

Kyrgyzstan survives on money made by migrant workers, but it doesn’t know how to spend it

No country in the world is as dependent on remittances as Kyrgyzstan. But this money is often used by families to survive, and allows the state to avoid its obligations to its citizens. 

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