IWPR helped organise a mass airdrop of messages of solidarity from ordinary Iraqis to residents of Mosul suffering under Islamic State (IS) occupation.
We never heard of such thing during a war; usually airplanes drop bombs and [this] airplane is dropping love letters.
Media and NGO alliance reveals extent to which the issue affects country’s online information space.
As a result of one of C-Informa's first investigations, Twitter closed nearly 150 accounts dedicated to distributing propaganda.
IWPR gives voice to people at the frontlines of conflict and transition to help them drive change.
Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Giving Voice, Driving Change
IWPR reporting project provides unique insight and access to historic opportunity to see justice done for wartime atrocities.
IWPR's Justice Report is extremely relevant for western audiences, both professional and the general public… [and] a source of factual information and analysis.
Moldova story leads to international legal cooperation in anti-corruption case.
Disinformation is the main driver of instability.
Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai began her campaigning work as a 12-year-old IWPR trainee in a Pakistani programme empowering young people through public debate and dialogue.
In IWPR's Open Minds, we students learned how to express ourselves and the problems of others through the media. We learned so much in the trainings.
Summons describes how men were beaten, electrocuted with stun guns and branded with a hot iron before being subjected to forced labour.
Highlights from IWPR’s Central Asia network of analysis and investigations
In Kazakstan, ArcelorMittal Temirtau, the country's largest mining company, enjoyed state support for decades. But the death of 46 miners in October brought this backing to an end. Meanwhile, in Uzbekistan, Tajik nationals serving sentences on espionage charges in Uzbek prisons ask for a review of their cases.
Elsewhere, CABAR gets a unique insight into two of the eight Catholic nunneries still operating in northern Kazakstan.
Founder Anthony Borden reflects on the 30-year journey of IWPR and how local voices meet the challenge of global disinformation.
A lack of accurate government information provides fertile ground for false narratives to feed distrust and ultimately destabilise the country.
Cross-border visit supports delegates’ research and analytical skills and builds regional cooperation.
Imprisoned writer honoured for her tireless work seeking to hold authorities to account.
Events travel to region’s five capitals with the aim of inspiring creativity and cross-border connections.
Media literacy seminars in more remote parts of the country highlight danger of fake news.
Programme provides emergency response to fighting fake news surrounding the Ukraine conflict.
Ukraine Justice Report
Amplify, Verify, Engage
Democratic accountability comes from journalists investigating their own societies – IWPR provides a much needed platform and support for those reporting from some of the most dangerous and difficult places in the world.
Disinformation is a major global threat , especially in conflict and post-conflict areas. IWPR performs a vital mission, building up local voices as a bulwark against this challenge.
IWPR fills a critical gap by helping local journalists to focus on human rights and justice issues. In the process, it contributes to democratic transitions, and demonstrates that the best war reporting is not about military conflict, but human consequences.
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