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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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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.
Christian centre of Jehovah's Witnesses in Almaty, Kazakstan. (Photo: informburo.kz)
24 Sep 18
New law aims to increase state oversight on some religious minorities.
1 Sep 18
Efforts are underway to identify and repatriate dozens of youngsters.
Afghan refugees in Dushanbe taking sewing courses. (Photo: CABAR/IWPR)
16 Aug 18
Although people are friendly, there are few job opportunities.
Participants from four Central Asia countries Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Kazakstan. (Photo: CABAR/IWPR)
Project Highlight
8 Aug 18
Twenty specialists took part in classes run by regional and international trainers.
2 Aug 18
Minority are recognised by the state but face discrimination from ordinary citizens.
Kazakstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev (L) shakes hand with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a signing ceremony on June 7, 2018, Beijing, China. (Photo: Greg Baker-Pool/Getty Images)
1 Aug 18
Ever-tighter links appear to be alarming some ordinary citizens.

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