Kyrgyzstan: Bishkek Officials Taking Cultural Right Turn

Kyrgyzstan’s Culture Ministry says The Vagina Monologues advocates “unnatural, perverted sex under the slogan of feminism.” (Photo: David

Authorities at Kyrgyzstan’s Ministry of Culture want to ban a play that discusses domestic abuse and sexual violence because it “promotes scenes that destroy moral and ethical standards and national traditions of the peoples of Kyrgyzstan.” The effort points to creeping conservatism in the thinki

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David Trilling is EurasiaNet'’s Central Asia editor.

Kyrgyzstan: Bishkek Officials Taking Cultural Right Turn

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