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Central Asia

Journalists trained by IWPR produce news, analysis, and comment pieces on the issues that affect their countries and communities.

Global Voices

Temur Umarov, an expert on Uzbekistan and a consultant at the Carnegie Moscow Center. (Photo courtesy of T. Umarov)
Interview
15 Jan 20
The country’s recent parliamentary elections show process of tentative change is real.
Children being returned from the middle east to Kazakstan. (Photo courtesy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Kazakhstan)
18 Dec 19
US praises Nur-Saltan as “global leader” in repatriating former fighters and their families.
Krylya Origami band with Ashot Danielyan, on the right. (Photo courtesy of A. Danielyan)
13 Dec 19
Conservative values and censorship means that artists and performers are tightly regulated.
Central Asian Expert ReForum: Pointers to the Future was organised by IWPR Central Asia and CABAR.asia with the support of the Norwegian Foreign Ministry and the UK embassy in Kyrgyzstan. (Photo: IWPR)
Project Highlight
12 Dec 19
Delegates from the region come together to share ideas and opinions.
A punch bag as the symbol of domestic violence was removed from the exhibition. The committee found it provocative. (Photo courtesy of the Feminnale organisers)
9 Dec 19
Show highlighting women’s rights censored for offending local sensitivities.
Peaceful gathering in Almaty of local feminist activists. (Photo: IWPR/CABAR)
12 Nov 19
Women who fight back often end up serving stiff prison sentences.
The new IT Park in Uzbekistan. (Photo: IT Park)
6 Nov 19
Hopes for hi-tech entrepreneurship as an emerging market.
Penal colony #27 in Moldovanovka village, not far from Bishkek. (Photo: Bolot Isaev/IWPR)
4 Nov 19
Experts call for comprehensive approach to deradicalising prisoners.
Children from Iraq arrive in Dushanbe. (Photo: CABAR/IWPR)
16 Oct 19
Concerns remain over whether they present a more long-term public danger.
Project Highlight
14 Oct 19
Investment needed in specialist knowledge across the region.

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