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A veteran politician Omurbek Tekebaev was detained for two months in Kyrgyzstan. (Photo: RFE/RL)
2 Mar 17
Authorities accused of a selective use of the law when dealing with opponents.
A Kyrgyz woman in traditional wedding dress. (Photo: Katie Putz/Flickr)
21 Feb 17
Women left to raise children on their own with no support from their ex-husbands.
Gvantsa Doluashvili, Winner of 2016 EUMM Prize for Peace Journalism. (Photo: IWPR Georgia)
16 Feb 17
In its fourth year, competition identifies outstanding submissions on conflict-related issues.
Tajik media landscape is losing its diversity due to financial difficulties, political pressure and brain drain. (Photo: Radio Ozodi, RFE/RL Tajik Service)
3 Feb 17
A combination of state pressure and lack of jobs is weakening the country's journalism sector.
FGM is practised in three villages of the Kvareli district of Georgia – Tivi, Saruso and Chantliskure. (Photo: Aida Mirmaksumova)
2 Feb 17
State takes immediate action to outlaw practice and raise public awareness.
(Photo: Timur Toktonaliev/IWPR)
27 Jan 17
Experts say that religious experts must be co-opted into rehabilitation schemes.
Photo: Kyrgyz police uniform caps. (Photo: Tabyldy Kadyrbekov, Sputnik.kg news agency)
27 Jan 17
Teenagers are left traumatised, with little recourse to official complaint.
President of Kyrgyzstan, Almazbek Atambayev. (Photo: president.kg)
20 Jan 17
Intelligence services prepare dossier of people criticising country’s leader online.
Ryskulbekov hosts a wedding in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. (Photo: Mariya Zozulya)
5 Jan 17
The toastmaster business is booming, but some fear celebratory excesses have gone too far.
Kyrgyz investigative reporters, winners of IWPR competition in Bishkek. (Photo: IWPR)
16 Dec 16
Award-winners have published a range of groundbreaking stories.

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Young people protesting in front of the parliament building in Tbilisi, condemning the raids organised by the Georgian police at Bassiani night club. Some demonstrators compared it with the Russian style crackdowns and held placards saying "We do not need another Putin here". (Photo: IWPR)
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What was behind the demonstrations that led to the brink of “civil war”?