Multi-million lawsuit remains in force; journalist Kabay Karabekov facing prison

13.02.2018

Well-known Kyrgyz journalist Kabay Karabekov faces imprisonment because of the suit of Sooronbai Jeenbekov concerning the protection of his honour and dignity, the human rights organization Reporters Without Borders says.

While being a presidential candidate, Sooronbai Jeenbekov sued 24.kg news agency and Kabay Karabekov because of the article “Visit to Sochi: the Kremlin will once again be explained which...