The Ashar (Goodwill) political movement marked the 20th anniversary of Kyrgyzstan's first anti-Soviet protests in Bishkek today, RFE/RL's Kyrgyz Service reports.
Anipa Mamatisaeva, the 85-year-old mother of jailed former Kyrgyz Defense Minister Ismail Isakov, joined a hunger strike today to demand the release of her son, RFE/RL's Kyrgyz Service reports.
A Kyrgyz border guard who was wounded and captured by Uzbek border guards last week has been released and taken to a hospital in Kyrgyzstan, RFE/RL's Kyrgyz Service reports.
The Kyrgyz Constitutional Court has rejected President Kurmanbek Bakiev's proposal for a still-to-be-created Presidential Council to appoint an interim president in emergencies, RFE/RL's Kyrgyz Service reports.
A Kyrgyz border guard shot by Uzbek border guards on January 17 is still being kept in Uzbekistan, RFE/RL's Kyrgyz Service reports.
Officials in Central Asia fear that the rising number of students enrolled in unsanctioned madrasahs will fall prey to radical groups.
Former Kyrgyz Defense Minister Ismail Isakov, who was sentenced to eight years in jail last week, today called on protesters to end a week-old hunger strike in his support, RFE/RL's Kyrgyz Service reports.
Ruslan Isakov, the son of jailed former Kyrgyz Defense Minister Ismail Isakov, says he plans to start an opposition campaign against Kyrgyzstan's government, RFE/RL's Kyrgyz Service reports.
A Kyrgyz border official says a Kyrgyz border guard was injured and taken prisoner after a shootout at on the Kyrgyz-Uzbek border, RFE/RL's Uzbek Service reports.
Regional Tajik police say they know nothing about the reported arrest of a man suspected in the 2007 murder of Kyrgyz journalist Alisher Saipov.
Participants in an opposition and nongovernmental forum in the Kyrgyz capital have adopted a resolution condemning the government for alleged rights abuses, politically motivated trials, and disregard for the constitution.
A Kyrgyz opposition leader has criticized the United States for not speaking out about media freedom and other rights violations in Kyrgyzstan, RFE/RL's Kyrgyz Service reports.