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Activists protest bill banning foreign media ownership in Kyrgyzstan

BISHKEK (TCA) — A group of civil rights activists rallied in front of the Kyrgyz parliament building to protest a proposal to ban foreign individuals and organizations from owning and establishing media outlets in the country, RFE/RL's Kyrgyz Service reported. Continue reading

Land-law protesters face criminal charges in Kazakhstan

ASTANA (TCA) — Kazakhstan’s Prosecutor-General's Office on May 27 said that individuals recently arrested for taking part or calling for unsanctioned mass protests are facing charges of inciting ethnic discord and of attempting to seize power by force, RFE/RL reported. Continue reading

Kyrgyzstan: MPs introduce bill to increase control over media

BISHKEK (TCA) — As Kyrgyz lawmakers have stepped up with an initiative aimed at introducing more restrictions on the media, we are republishing the following article originally published by EurasiaNet.org: Continue reading

Kazakh authorities crack down on activists ahead of planned land-law protests

ASTANA (TCA) — Authorities in Kazakhstan have intensified a crackdown on activists ahead of planned nationwide protests on May 21 against controversial new legislation on the privatization of agricultural land in the country, RFE/RL's Kazakh Service reported on May 18. Continue reading

ODIHR welcomes rejection of controversial draft NGO law in Kyrgyzstan

BISHKEK (TCA) — Michael Georg Link, Director of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR), on May 14 welcomed last Thursday’s rejection on third reading by the Jogorku Kenesh, Kyrgyzstan’s parliament, of draft legislation that would have imposed unnecessarily cumbersome reporting requirements for non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Kyrgyzstan. Continue reading

Lawmakers reject controversial NGO law in Kyrgyzstan

BISHKEK (TCA) — The parliament of Kyrgyzstan has voted to reject a draft law on non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that receive foreign funding. Continue reading

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