Fergana News was established in 1998 and is one of the most popular resources dealing with the life of Central Asian countries of the former USSR.
Another Kyrgyz journalist accused of being an “enemy of the people”
Ulugbek Babakulov raised the problem of Kyrgyz nationalism online. And now, he’s being smeared publicly.
A day watching Turkmen television
In Turkmenistan, people will do anything to avoid watching their tightly-controlled state media. This journalist...
Seven moments from the life of Almazbek Atambayev
The rise of Kyrgyzstan’s increasingly authoritarian president is an unusual story. Fergana News recalls some of its...
Listening to Russia’s female migrants
How a new multilingual magazine in St Petersburg is giving a voice to female migrants from Central Asia.
In Uzbekistan’s jails, torture is an everyday occurrence
Trumped up charges, persecution of foreign citizens and extended sentences — this is the face of justice in Uzbekistan.
Tajikistan’s imitation civil society
Harassment, intimidation and anti-opposition protest – this is the face of “civil society” in Tajikistan.