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September TV channel in Kyrgyzstan turned off

September TV channel in Kyrgyzstan turned off, its leadership reported.

It is transformed into «ZhalbykTV» («Leaf TV»).

Note, the Prosecutor General’s Office filed a lawsuit against the September TV channel in connection with the statements of the ex-head of the Osh regional department of internal affairs Abdylda Kaparova on the air of the television channel on September 29, 2016. The Prosecutor General’s Office said that his statements were considered extremist.

At the moment, Colonel Abdylda Kaparov is serving his sentence in the colony-settlement of Naryn. Osh regional court found him guilty of inflicting damage to the honor and dignity of the Jeenbekov brothers and fomenting ethnic hatred and sentenced to four years in prison.

On August 22, the Pervomaisky District Court ordered the closure of the September television channel on the suit of the Prosecutor General’s Office. Representatives of the television and radio company claimed that Abdylda Kaparov’s speech was broadcast by Jalal-Abad television channel closed a year ago and not related to Bishkek.

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