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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.

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Gaziza Baituova, IWPR’s long-term contributor from Kazakstan. (Photo: IWPR)
Press Release
30 Nov 16
Human rights journalist in running for internationally recognised prize.
Plov is one of the most common festive treats across Central Asia. (Photo: Aziz Mamirov)
25 Nov 16
Central Asians vie for ownership of a much-loved dish.
A nationwide referendum is to take place in Kyrgyzstan on December 11. (Photo: Igor Kovalenko/IWPR)
12 Nov 16
The upcoming public vote is not proving universally popular.
IWPR Tajik Radio editor Shahodat Soibnazarova (left) and IWPR contributor Davlater Baidullo discussing a story. (Photo: IWPR)
20 Oct 16
Action finally taken following radio story on their decades-long wait.
Nazarbaev's former press-secretary and head of Kazak Journalists Union Seitkazy Mataev​ sentenced in Almaty. (Photo: Kazis Toguzbaev, RFE/RL)
Comment
17 Oct 16
Latest case highlights growing dangers to country's media scene.
The conference, co-organised by IWPR in late September, provided a platform for the exchange of opinions. (Photo: IWPR)
14 Oct 16
Event highlights ways to understand growing role of religion in largely secular state.
Market stalls at Green Bazaar, Almaty, Kazakstan. (Photo: Gaziza Baituova)
29 Sep 16
Neighbour states are not finding their new trade relations easy going.
(l to r) Late Uzbek president Islam Karimov (left), President of Mongolia Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the 2016 Shanghai Cooperation Summit. (Photo: Kremlin press office/Wikimedia)
Interview
26 Sep 16
Eurasian grouping will include half of the world’s population when it expands next year.
Daniil prepares to go to school for the first time. (Photo: Roman Buryak)
Photo Essay
22 Sep 16
Families willing to go to great lengths to ensure children get a specialised education.
Businessman Abubakr Azizkhodzhaev was imprisoned in Tajikistan. (Photo: Human Rights Watch)
Comment
16 Sep 16
Regimes are jumping on an anti-incitement bandwagon to silence critics.

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