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

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Kyrgyz activists protest against camps in China in front of the UN House in Bishkek. (Photo: RFE RL Kyrgyz service)
22 Jan 19
Mass release of detainees stirs hopes that international criticism may be working.
Project Highlight
6 Dec 18
Analysts and journalists discuss regional prospects for the coming year.
IWPR’s Tajikistan editor Lola Olimova appears in a video lesson on how to apply international standards in journalism. (Video by CABAR.asia)
Project Highlight
5 Dec 18
Website brings together educational resources with up-to-date video trainings.
(Photo: CABAR.asia)
Project Highlight
23 Nov 18
Independent print outlets at risk of disappearing altogether.
Anarbek Usupbaev, Kyrgyz activist and representative of the ancient tradition of Tengrism. (Photo courtesy of A. Usupbaev)
20 Nov 18
Opinion remains divided on the status of this time-honoured, non-dogmatic faith.
An unregistered mosque in the Vakhsh valley which has since been closed. (Photo: IWPR Central Asia)
20 Nov 18
Hundreds of unofficial centres of worship have been forced to shut in recent years.
Lola Olimova, IWPR Tajikistan Editor and Programme Manager. (Photo: IWPR)
Project Highlight
13 Nov 18
Experts emphasise need for closer contact and more cooperation.
IWPR's “training for trainers” workshop for a group of Uzbek editors and journalism teachers. (Photo: CABAR)
Project Highlight
6 Nov 18
Workshop looks at how to create and conduct effective journalism courses to international standards.
Parviz Tursunov, a former football player. (Photo courtesy of RFERL Tajik service)
29 Oct 18
Rights groups accuse government of a campaign of discrimination.
Extremist material confiscated by the ministry of internal affairs. (Photo: Kyrgyz Ministry of Internal Affairs)
3 Oct 18
Hundreds face trial over allegedly radical books, videos or pamphlets.

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