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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

Inga Sikorskaya. (Photo: IWPR)
Comment
16 Jun 16
The government wants to control people’s lives both online and offline.
There is a tiny community of about 50 punks in Tajikistan. They are mostly based in the capital Dushanbe. (Photo: Maina Schwarz)
7 Jun 16
Economic troubles and official disapproval takes its toll on a dwindling subculture.
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.

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Moslawi traditional band playing music from the 19th century. (Photo: IWPR)
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Hugely popular event highlights city’s rehabilitation and recovery.