Central Asia

11 June 2018
Kazakhstan Presses China for ‘Urgent’ Answers on Detained Muslims

More details and tales of harsh treatment in Xinjiang’s internment camps leak out, as Beijing keeps silence.

 
8 June 2018
Tajikistan: No Laughing Matter as Comedian Journalist Goes on Trial

Mirsaidov was swiftly arrested after complaining to the president about corruption. From Eurasianet.

 
5 June 2018
Killing Exposes Persistence of Bride Kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan

Although the custom can lead to years in prison, women are still regularly forced into marriage.

 
4 June 2018
Contaminated Aral Sea Salt Causes Havoc Premium

An unusual storm made breathing difficult and raised fears of crop damage as dust and salt from the desiccated Aral Sea spread over hundreds of kilometers.

 
25 May 2018
U.S. Bans Turkmen Cotton Premium

As Uzbekistan begins phasing out use of forced labor to pick cotton, glare falls on its Central Asian neighbor.

 

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