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RCA Issue 522

IWPR Central Asia
29 Dec 07
Few surprises can be expected in an election where the candidates all agree the incumbent is the country’s best option.
IWPR Central Asia
24 Dec 07
While the OSCE cites grave democratic shortcomings, there will be no shortage of praise from the election observers sent by former Soviet states.
Nurlan Kashkaraev
20 Dec 07
An apparent landslide victory by the president’s party could leave it controlling all the seats in the legislature.
IWPR Central Asia
19 Dec 07
As more and more suicides among women are attributed to violence in the home, pressure is building for a law to end the climate of impunity.
IWPR Central Asia
19 Dec 07
As Tajikistan faces rising numbers of addicts and a related increase in HIV infection, experts say the authorities need to stop persecuting addicts and start offering substitute therapies instead.
IWPR
19 Dec 07
Series of round tables across the region contribute to better understanding between journalists and officials.
IWPR Central Asia
18 Dec 07
Some of those going on the Haj to Mecca complain that farming out travel arrangements to commercial firms has led to high prices and poor service.
IWPR Central Asia
18 Dec 07
As a potential crisis looms in Kyrgyzstan over disputed election results, many are wondering whether Omurbek Tekebaev will be able to turn it to his advantage.