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Follow us on a curious adventure to Kyrgystan, where bride kidnapping is a proud tradition. As women struggle to preserve their autonomy, the controversial practice is seeing a surge in popularity.
In June this year ethnic tensions in Kyrgystan overflowed and a conflict ensued which killed hundreds and displaced hundreds of thousands. Now it is emerging that the government may have been behind the attacks.
Despite being hailed as a model of post-Soviet reconstruction, Kyrgyzstan made international headlines in 2010 after the toppling of authoritarian President Bakiyev plunged this once peaceful country into chaos.
A vibrant Islamic movement in Kyrgyzstan is challenging the established political system. People are being increasingly disillusioned and searching for alternatives.
The controversial ‘Body World’ show has offended religious leaders and shocked critics. It has now come to light that many of the bodies displayed did not give their consent.
In Kyrgyzstsan, the US stands accused of propping up a dictatorial regime guilty of gross human and political right violations.
On 9/11/1989 the Berlin Wall fell hailing the beginning of the end of communism. For Kyrgyztan the journey is still beginning.
The old Silk road through Central Asia has become a new narcotics highway.