Thursday 24 October 2019
19 October 2019
Policing the Russian Internet: 'Everyone Will Take The Chinese Model'
The Ukraine crisis coincided with a Russian crackdown on independent online media. New laws since then have brought new restrictions, and the Internet adviser to President Vladimir Putin tells Current Time that China is the model for further online regulation. This story is part of a documentary series, InterNYET, by Current Time that explores the history of the Russian web.
19 December 2018
Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jerenbekov: 'How Can We Interfere In The Internal Affairs Of China?'
Despite recurring protests in Kyrgyzstan against the alleged detention of ethnic Kyrgyz in Chiina's reeducation camps, Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jerenbekov underlined at a December 19, 2018 press conference that Bishkek “should respond very gingerly, delicately” to the issue.
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 -- part of a wave of recent detentions of Muslim ethnic minorities in the region. But without government help, she, like so many others, has no way of knowing her family's whereabouts for sure.