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Kaktus.media case: Another rally held near office of media outlet

Another rally is held near the office of Kaktus.media news agency in Bishkek.

About ten people participate in the rally. One of them is the former MP Tursunbai Bakir uulu. It should be noted that the day before he paid for a press conference in Bishkek against the media.

The protesters demand to declare Kaktus.media, Kloop and Azattyk foreign agents. They call these media outlets destabilizers of the life of the Kyrgyzstanis. Relevant posters were hung near the office of Kaktus.media.

Tursunbai Bakir uulu demands from the city prosecutor’s office to conduct a thorough investigation into the reprinting of an article by a Tajik information resource.

rally was held near the office of Kaktus.media on January 28. The protesters demanded to shut down the media outlet, because the journalists gave information — a reprint from the Tajik Asia Plus website — about the conflict on the Kyrgyz-Tajik border. Later, the Prosecutor General’s Office sent out information that a criminal case had been initiated on the fact of the publication about the armed conflict in the border zone. The media workers were summoned for interrogations by the Bishkek prosecutor’s office.