Kyrgyz Republic

Citizenship and Country Documents

US Government Reports Foreign Government Reports
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • KGZ100943.E - Whether citizens can travel abroad with an internal passport; whether international travel passports are issued to Kyrgyz citizens who have been called for military service - Mar. 2006 (PDF)

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Children

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Children - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)
  • Department of Labor - Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor - 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Coalition to stop the use of Child Soldiers - Child Soldiers Global Report - 2008 (PDF)

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Corruption

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Corruption and Lack of Transparensy in Government - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF),  2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF)

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Disabilities

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Disabilities - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)

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Elections

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Elections - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports

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Ethnic Groups / Race

US Government Reports Non-Government Organization Reports
  • International Crisis Group -
    • Kyrgyzstan: Widening Ethnic Divisions in the South - Mar. 2012 (PDF)
    • Central Asia: Migrants and the Economic Crisis - Jan. 2005 (PDF)
  • Minority Rights Group International - State of the World's Minorities and Indigenous Peoples - 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2013 (PDF)
  • World Directory of Minorities - Overview (PDF)

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Ethnic Groups / Race - Russians and Ukranians

Non-Government Organization Reports

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Ethnic Groups / Race - Uighurs

Foreign Government Reports

  • KGZ105072.E - Kyrgyzstan: Treatment of the Uyghur [Uighur] minority by society and authorities, including state protection provided to victims of violence and discrimination; Uyghur minority political groups, including activities (2012-2015) - February 2015 (PDF)
  • KGZ104390.FE - Kyrgyzstan: Inter-marriage between a Uyghur person and a Kyrgyz person, including treatment by society and the authorities (2011-April 2013) - April 2013 (PDF)
  • KGZ104071.FE - Kyrgyzstan: The Uyghur minority, including how they are treated by society and the authorities; government protection provided - Apr. 2012 (PDF)

Non-Government Organization Reports

  • World Directory of Minorities - Uighurs (PDF)

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Ethnic Groups / Race - Uzbeks

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Uzbeks - 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Amnesty International
    • Dereliction of Duty - June 2012 (PDF)
    • Still Waiting for Justice - One Year on From the Violence in Southern Kyrgyzstan - June 2011 (PDF)
  • World Directory of Minorities - Uzbeks (PDF)

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Gender

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Women - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Human Rights Watch
    • “Call Me When He Tries to Kill You” State Response to Domestic Violence in Kyrgyzstan - Oct. 2015 (PDF)

    • Reconciled to Violence State Failure to Stop Domestic Abuse and Abduction of Women in Kyrgyzstan - Sept. 2006 (PDF)
  • International Crisis Group
    • Women and Radicalisation in Kyrgyzstan - Sept. 2009 (PDF)

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Human Rights

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • KGT43268.FE - The student association of the university named after J. Balasagyn; president of the student council in 2001; activities in 2002; participation in a protest movement against the cession of Lirghiszia territory to neighbouring states; participation in a demonstration in Bishkek and arrests - Jan. 2005 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Amnesty International - 2018 (PDF), 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF)
  • Freedom House - 2018 (PDF), 20172016 (PDF),  2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
  • Freedom House
  • Human Rights Watch - 2017 (PDF),  2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
  • Human Rights Watch
    • “We Live in Constant Fear” Possession of Extremist Material in Kyrgyzstan - Sept. 2018 (PDF)
    • Country Summary - 2013 (PDF), Jan. 2012 (PDF)
    • Reconciled to Violence State Failure to Stop Domestic Abuse and Abduction of Women in Kyrgyzstan - Sept. 2006 (PDF)
  • International Crisis Group
    • Kyrgyzstan: A Deceptive Calm - Aug. 2008 (PDF)

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Justice System

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Arbitrary Arrest or Detention - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Amnesty International
    • Partial Truth and Selective Justice - Dec. 2010 (PDF)
  • Human Rights Watch
    • Distorted Justice: Kyrgyzstan's Flawed Investigations and Trials on the 2010 Violence - Jun. 2011 (PDF)
  • International Crisis Group
    • The Challenge of Judicial Reform - Apr. 2008 (PDF)
    • Kyrgyzstan's Prison System Nightmare - Aug. 2006 (PDF)

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Law

Foreign Government Reports
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • KGT43296.E - Alternative service; administration of the program; applicants; conditions; copy of the law in English - Jan. 2005 (PDF)

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Maps


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Medical Availability

International Government Organization Reports

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Political Figures and Parties

US Government Reports Foreign Government Reports
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • KGZ101311.E - Status of the Forward, Kyrgyzstan! (Alga, Kyrgyzstan!) political party; treatment of current or former members and supporters, including regional chairpersons and other executives - Jun. 2006 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • International Crisis Group
    • A Hollow Regime Collapses - Apr. 2010 (PDF)
    • A Deceptive Calm - Aug. 2008 (PDF)
    • Kyrgyzstan on the Edge - Nov. 2006 (PDF)
    • After the Revolution - May 2005 (PDF)
    • Political Transition In Kyrgyzstan - Aug. 2004 (PDF)
    • Kyrgyzstan's Political Crisis: An Exit Strategy - Aug. 2002 (PDF)
    • Kyrgyzstan at Ten - Trouble In The Island of Democracy - Aug. 2001 (PDF)

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Refugees / IDPs

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Protection of Refugees - 2017 (PDF),  2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)
Law
  • The Law of the Kyrgyz Republic on Refugees (PDF)

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Religion

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Freedom of Religion - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF)
  • State Department International Religious Freedom Report - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)
  • US Commission on International Religious Freedom - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • International Crisis Group
    • Central Asia: Islamists in Prison - Dec. 2009 (PDF)

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Sexual Orientation

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Sexual Orientation -  2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Amnesty International - Less Equal: LGBTI Human Rights Defenders in Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan - December 2017 (PDF)

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Specific Country Issues - Armed Conflict (Osh and Jalal-Abad)

Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Amnesty International
    • Kyrgystan: Dereliction of Duty - Jun. 2012 (PDF)
    • Partial truth and selective justice: The aftermath of the June 2010 violence in Kyrgyzstan - Dec. 2010 (PDF)
  • Human Rights Watch
    • Distorted Justice: Kyrgyzstan's Flawed Investigations and Trials on the 2010 Violence - Jun. 2011 (PDF)
    • "Where Is the Justice?"Interethnic Violence in Southern Kyrgyzstan and its Aftermath - Aug. 2010 (PDF)
  • International Crisis Group

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Specific Country Issues - Treatment of Returnees

Foreign Government Reports

  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • KGZ105072.E - Kyrgyzstan: Treatment of returnees, including failed asylum seekers, by authorities and society (2012-January 2015) - February 2015 (PDF)

 


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Speech / Press / Internet

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Freedom of Speech and Press - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • KGT43268.FE - The student association of the university named after J. Balasagyn; president of the student council in 2001; activities in 2002; participation in a protest movement against the cession of Lirghiszia territory to neighbouring states; participation in a demonstration in Bishkek and arrests - Jan. 2005 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports

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Timeline

Trafficking

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Trafficking in Persons - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)
  • Trafficking in Persons Report - 2018 (PDF), 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)

Intergovernmental Organization Reports

  • United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime - Global Report on Trafficking in Persons - Eastern Europe and Central Asia - 2016 (PDF)

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Terrorism

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Terrorism - 2017 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF)

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Torture

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)

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Updated September 28, 2018

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