Gulzat Baialieva is a PhD candidate at the Social Anthropology Department, University of Tübingen. She holds an MA degree in Political Science from the Central European University (Hungary) and a graduate diploma in European Civilizations from Bishkek Humanities University (Kyrgyzstan). She currently teaches at the Social Anthropology Department, University of Tübingen (Germany). Her research interests include populism, environmental anthropology, post-socialist transformations, water use in Central Asia and digital ethnography.
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In Kyrgyzstan, social media hate goes unchecked
In the wake of a contested election, Kyrgyzstan’s civil society activists, opponent politicians, and independent journalists are being heavily targeted online — with help from the country’s post-crisis leader.