Bektour Iskender


Bektour is the co-founder of Kloop, an independent, youth-led media organisation in Kyrgyzstan. Kloop is one of the leading independent news websites in Kyrgyzstan and runs its own journalism school to train young people to cover politics, culture and run investigations. All of its reporters are between 14-25 and Kloop places an emphasis on technology-led journalism. As a reporter, Bektour extensively covered the Ukrainian crisis in the aftermath of the Euromadian protest. In 2016, Bektour won a TED fellowship and delivered a talk at TED2016.