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Middle East & North Africa

Journalists trained by IWPR produce news, analysis, and comment pieces on the issues that affect their countries and communities.

Global Voices

Project Highlight
2 May 18
Films make it easy to share valuable educational material anywhere and anytime.
A group of refugees returning to northeast Syria. (Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)
24 Apr 18
Displaced people share hopes for their return home.
A residence in Maarat Al Numan has become a field hospital. (Photo: Razan al-Sayid)
23 Apr 18
Medical facilities struggle to keep providing services.
(Photo: IWPR)
Project Highlight
20 Apr 18
Event highlights inspirational tales of success from ordinary people around the country.
IWPR workshop in Sadr City raising awareness of the importance of democratic participation. (Photo: IWPR)
Project Highlight
3 Apr 18
Events underline the importance of participation in crucial polls.
PKK uses underage girls in hostilities. (Photo: Spodaren Roje/YPJ organisation)
29 Mar 18
Concerns that military forces are using child soldiers.
A woman returning to Syria from Jordan. (Photo: Mohammad Aba Zeid)
26 Mar 18
A journey filled with bribes and interrogations.
Syrian kids playing in a street. (Photo: Syria Stories)
27 Feb 18
The brutal consequences of not meeting society's expectations.
Syrian boy smoking. (Photo: Syria Stories)
26 Feb 18
Parents and educators warn that stress and family breakdown are the main factors.
(Photo: Syria Stories)
23 Jan 18
An ordinary teenager, doomed to the fate of a social outcast.

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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”?