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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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Azerbaijani journalist and IWPR contributor Afgan Mukhtarli was kidnapped in Georgia’s capital Tbilisi on May 29, 2017.
Comment
5 Jun 19
Azerbaijan and Georgia need to answer urgent questions about reporter’s kidnapping and imprisonment.
Family Purity Day marchers on Rustaveli Avenue holding up a banner proclaiming "Happy Family Purity Day!" (Photo: Tako Svanidze)
4 Jun 19
Five-day event set to go ahead despite security fears.
A session of the High Council of Justice. (Photo: Rusudan Machaidze)
3 Jun 19
Questions remain over new legislation on how the country’s most senior judges will be selected.
A view of the area for the UEFA Europa League Final 2019 fan festival, Baku. (Photo: Thomas Eisenhuth/Getty Images)
Comment
26 May 19
The costs of Azerbaijan putting its name on the map are high, but the benefits are not clear.
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.
Carl Hartzell, Head of the EU Delegation to Georgia and Kate Fearon, Deputy Head of EUMM  at the launch of the 2019 EU Prize for Journalism. (Photo: IWPR)
Project Highlight
3 May 19
Entries formally open to mark World Press Freedom Day.
Mihail Sirkeli, editor in chief of online publication Nokta, based in Gagauzia, Moldova. (Photo courtesy of Mihail Sirkeli)
Comment
25 Apr 19
Better representation could have far-reaching effects for the whole country.
A child is vaccinated for measles. The virus can lead to numerous serious complications. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
24 Apr 19
Measles outbreak may be linked to wider disinformation campaign.

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