Kyrgyzstan: Rights Activists Condemn Ban on Gay Muslim Documentary

Kyrgyz authorities have banned “I Am Gay and Muslim,” from the Bir Duino (“One World”) documentary film festival in Bishkek. (Film still courtesy: "I am Gay and Muslim")

Democratization activists in Kyrgyzstan are worrying about a roll-back of basic freedoms after a Bishkek court prohibited a film festival from screening a Dutch documentary about homosexual Muslim men.

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David Trilling is EurasiaNet's Central Asia editor.

Kyrgyzstan: Rights Activists Condemn Ban on Gay Muslim Documentary

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