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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

People gathering for the protest near Respublika Square in Almaty on May 21. (Photo: Andrei Grishin)
26 May 16
Protestors and journalists arrested after public anger at farmland reforms.
Mountains outside Tashkent. (Photo: Helen Stevenson)
Photo Essay
17 May 16
The countryside may be beautiful, but its communities face an uncertain future.
Kyrgyz Parliament building in Bishkek.
11 May 16
The region’s most progressive democracy is failing to impress ordinary people.
Actress Saltanat Nauruz doesn't call herself a hipster but likes some elements of their culture. (Photo by Bahtiyar Badenov)
9 May 16
Young creatives are pursuing a niche look, accessorised with iPhones and fuelled by chai lattes.
Rural Tajikistan. (Photo: Evgeni Zotov/Flickr)
4 May 16
Disturbing trend sees mothers driven to desperate measures.
Нигина Бахриева возглавляет Коалицию НПО против пыток в Таджикистане. (Фото из архива Н. Бахриевой)
Interview
25 Apr 16
Hopes that new legislation will help change culture of impunity.
Tajik panellists during the April 7 Skype debate organised by IWPR. (Photo: IWPR)
21 Apr 16
Both sides say they can support each other in building new post-conflict realities.
12 Apr 16
Mental health professionals report unprecedented surge of men seeking help.
IWPR training sessions for investigative reporters in Bishkek. (Photo: IWPR)
12 Apr 16
Campaigning stories lead to direct government intervention.
There are about 3500 homeless people in Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan. (Photo: Vyacheslav Oseledko)
Photo Essay
6 Apr 16
Dozens of people face freezing to death each winter.

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