The IT, media and telecommunications of the Kyrgyz Republic

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Government and the media in Kyrgyzstan
Internews Network press release, 6 October 2000. Internews Network Kyrgyz Republic, the National Democratic Institute and the Committee for Mass Media of the Jogorku Kenesh (Parliament) of the Kyrgyz Republic held their first ever joint conference on October 3rd, 2000, in Bishkek. The problems of independent journalists in the run-up to the Presidential Elections and the possibility of decriminalizing libel and slander in journalism.
International Press Freedom Day marked in the Kyrgyz Republic
Internews Network in the Kyrgyz Republic, press release, 3 May 2001. To mark the International Press Freedom Day 2001, more than 100 journalists from the Kyrgyz Republic signed the Bishkek Declaration on Promoting Independent Media in the Kyrgyz Republic, calling for focused international support and better donor coordination to keep the independent media alive.
Radio Salaam expanding operations in Batken
Internews press release, 10 August 2001. Radio Salaam, the youth radio station launched by UNICEF (United Nations Children's Fund), the Foundation for Tolerance International and the Public Association Internews in the Kyrgyz Republic in the Southern city of Batken in March 2001, is expanding its operations.