Social justice

Kairat Baitolla-Uly (left) arrived from China in 1998, and now works on behalf of returning Kazak diaspora members like himself. (Photo: Gaziza Baituova)
11 Feb 14
Government grants and fast-track citizenship will no longer be offered as standard.
Georgian officials are fond of up-market vehicles, in black if possible. These ones are outside the State Chancellory. (Photo: IWPR)
24 Jan 14
Swanky cars and iPhones for government staff seen as excessive at a time when money is tight.
A picture of the late Zaur Hasanov is held up during his funeral. (Photo: Aziz Karimli)
13 Jan 14
Government accused of spending too little oil money to improve their lives.
Fire truck outside the Almaty market devastated by fire on September 13. (Photo: Alexandra Kazakova)
25 Sep 13
Uninsured stallholders say they lost everything in devastating blaze.
11 Jul 13
Dwindling community struggles to maintain identity.
Police surround a kiosk due to be demolished in Yerevan. (Photo: Photolure)
Public festivities in Turkmenistan are regimented affairs. These people in traditional dress turned out for a parade last year. Residents of Kond, a district of Yerevan, are waiting to find out when their homes will be demolished. (Photo: Mary Aleksanyan)
Снос домов в Ташкенте. (Фото: А. Волосевича) Fire truck outside the Almaty market devastated by fire on September 13. (Photo: Alexandra Kazakova) Yerevan airport. (Photo: Ara Tchagharyan)
With the male population of working age abroad, women have replaced men in places like this brick-making factory in southern Tajikistan. (Photo: David Trilling)
Students in Turkmen national costume wait for their turn to perform at one of the many state-organised celebrations.(Photo: IWPR) A picture of the late Zaur Hasanov is held up during his funeral. (Photo: Aziz Karimli) Akhaltsikhe is the main town of Samtskhe-Javakheti, a region of Georgia with a substantial population of ethnic Armenians. (Photo: Maia Ivelashvili) At least two protesters were killed in clashes with government security forces June 23 in the southern city of Basra, as angry Iraqis took to the streets to demand more access to electricity. (Photo: Eye Media) Squatter camps such as this one outside the city of Suleimaniyah are on the rise across Iraq, according to new reports from international aid agencies. (Photo: Tracey Shelton)