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Ukraine: From Traffic Accidents to War Crimes
How regional police department had to pivot to deal with influx of with some 10,000 cases.
Pilot Who Bombed Kharkiv TV Tower Convicted
However, as a valuable exchange asset, Maksim Krishtop will not spend time in prison.
Tuesday, 21 March ‘23
This week’s overview of key events and links to essential reading.
Ukraine’s Media Law: Threat or Necessity?
Critics say that the bill allows the government full control; supporters maintain it aims to contain Russian propaganda.
The Journalists Risking All to Report from Crimea
Media workers face harassment, arrest and detention under Russian occupation.
Putin Warrant Marks a Milestone
There can be no sustainable peace without a definitive confirmation of right and wrong.
Crimean Tatars: a Life on the Move
A café on wheels in Uzhhorod encapsulates a story of deportation and resilience.
Russia Demands Kazak Outlets Censor Ukraine Reports
“It could be described as an attempt against the sovereignty of Kazakstan’s media.”
Tajikistan: Authorities Arrest Bloggers for “Immorality”
Harassment for posting allegedly obscene content seen as a means to further shrink freedom of speech.
Kenya: Women Bearing the Brunt of Climate Change
An ongoing drought has served to amplify historic gender inequalities in arid areas of the country.
Philippines: Single Mothers Continue to Fight Stigma
The notion of family is still strongly influenced by rigid norms in this conservative nation.
Ukraine: War Teens
The lives of hundreds of thousands of young people have been shaped by Russia’s confrontation with Ukraine.
Will We See a Sovereign Central Asia?
As Moscow’s grip falters the region is seeing intriguing moves towards collective agreement and integration.
“Justice is Costly, but Also Priceless.”
Head of Nobel peace prize winning NGO tells IWPR that Ukraine must win a “fundamental battle of values”.
Cuba’s LGTBI Community Demands Change
Although discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation is illegal, the reality is different.