Produced by Daria Timofeeva
19 March 2020
Kyrgyz Complain About ‘Inhumane’ Quarantine Conditions At Ex-U.S. Air Base
Kyrgyzstan has transformed the former U.S. air base of Manas into a quarantine camp for citizens who have returned from abroad, but complaints have surfaced about below-par conditions in the facility. The government rebuked residents for their complaints but has promised improvements. As yet, it has not elaborated about the details.
22 November 2018
Xinjiang Migrant Searches For Family In Chinese ‘Reeducation Camp’
Beyshekan Kamza, a 38-year-old resident of the Kyrgyz capital of Bishkek, cannot stop thinking about China. A relative there told her that her father and sister have been incarcerated in a reeducation facility in the country’s northern region of Xinjiang -- for 15 years and two years, respectively.
20 October 2018
Kyrgyzstan's Bionic Arm For A Better World
Ten-year-old Aliya, a Kyrgyz schoolgirl, has just picked up something with her left hand for the first time. She is the first customer for a Kyrgyz-made, bionic prosthetic arm that developers promise will enable those with a limb difference to lead more independent lives.