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.
A young priest keeps ancient rituals alive in his tiny parish.
Former leader appeared emaciated in latest legal hearing, sparking condemnation from Kyiv.
The detention and sham trial of a reporter illustrates how the Russian-controlled authorities treat independent media on the peninsula.
Villagers demand end to construction of a second reservoir for a local gold mine.
Found sheltering in a private house, the men were searched and summarily executed.
Experts attribute migration to the impact of the 2020 Nagorny Karabakh war and rising rental prices in Yerevan.
Highlights from IWPR’s Central Asia network of analysis and investigations
In Kyrgyzstan, authorities are moving to shut down the independent nonprofit Kloop Media Foundation in the latest action against independent journalism, while in Kazakstan an increasing number of people entrust, and lose, their money in schemes publicised as abiding by religious principles.
Elsewhere, an analysis digs into the different challenges that Afghan and Russian refugees face in Tajikistan.
How one reporter calmly combatted disinformation spread by a religious leader.
Mombasa reporter describes how solid research and frank conversations can combat Covid-19 disinformation.
IWPR colleague poised to take her activism forward into the world of politics.
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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