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About Elnura Alkanova

Elnura Alkanova is an independent journalist specialising in corruption investigations. She is the winner of several international awards in the field of investigative journalism.

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Rosemary Bechler

Rosemary Bechler is the mainsite editor of openDemocracy.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

How social media users in Kyrgyzstan are turned into “extremists”

In Kyrgyzstan, social media users are persecuted for sharing their opinions online. It’s easy to find “incitement to hatred” where there is none. RU

Temirlan Ormukov, Kyrgyzstan’s blind satirist poet, is facing politically motivated prosecution

Ormukov's attempt to draw attention to paid protests by government-linked figures has landed him in detention. RU

Kyrgyzstan’s indispensable women are undervalued

Kyrgyz women still tend to live and work in traditionally female occupations. RU

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