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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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Kazakstan's Borovoye health resort. (Photo: IWPR)
18 Jul 19
Experts say that the government is failing to develop what could be a rich and profitable sector.
IWPR's second School of Analytic Journalism for its CABAR.asia platform. (Photo: IWPR/CABAR.asia)
Project Highlight
11 Jul 19
Central Asian journalists learn new skills in cross-regional training.
Young Central Asian analysts and journalists working on their articles at Georgian Sova.news agency. (Photo: IWPR/CABAR)
Project Highlight
2 Jul 19
Learning from shared experiences and gaining new contacts will boost their work back home.
Marius Fossum, Norwegian Helsinki Committee. (Photo courtesy of M. Fossum)
Interview
15 Jun 19
Human rights observer warns that the authorities ignore the demonstrators at their peril.
Day-to-day civility conceals underlying mistrust between ethnic communities in southern Kyrgyzstan. Here, the central market in Osh, June 2011. (Photo: Pavel Gromsky)
Interview
13 Jun 19
Language and education could be key to improving relations.
President of Kazakstan Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev. (Photo: President's Press Service)
11 Jun 19
The authorities may not be able to ignore mass rallies which greeted presidential vote.
6 Jun 19
Previously-banned websites are unblocked, but experts still urge caution.
Prison № 3/2 in Vakhdat city of Tajikistan. (Photo: RFE/RL's Tajik service)
23 May 19
Questions asked over second outbreak of serious violence in six months.
IWPR’s second School of Analytics event held in Almaty, 15-21 April 2019. (Photo: IWPR/CABAR)
Project Highlight
3 May 19
Next exercise in regional cooperation rolled out in Almaty training.
Tajik media landscape is losing its diversity due to financial difficulties, political pressure and brain drain. (Photo: Radio Ozodi, RFE/RL Tajik Service)
3 May 19
IWPR Central Asia programme manager Abakhon Sultonnazarov assesses the state of press freedom in each country.

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