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

Global Voices

Demonstrators paste wishes on post-it notes on the "wish wall" in Tahrir Square on Nov. 22, 2019 in Baghdad, Iraq. (Photo: Erin Trieb/Getty Images)
30 Nov 20
Government poised to adopt far-reaching legislation on online expression.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) with Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan (L) at Turkish Presidental Palace in Ankara, Turkey, April 2018. (Photo: Turkish President Press Office via Getty Images)
Karabakh Crisis
16 Oct 20
Erdogan’s stance broadly backed by both the public and his political opposition.
Nikol Pashinyan, prime minster of Armenia and Hassan Rouhani, the president of Iran. (Photo: Armenia PM office)
12 Oct 20
Tehran has a complex game to play as it struggles not to take sides.
Press Release
25 Sep 20
The EU and IWPR programme will support Libyan media amid new post-Covid-19 realities.
An aerial view of ruined structures at the port. (Photo: Haytham El Achkar/Getty Images)
6 Aug 20
Citizens know that corruption and incompetence created this apocalyptic disaster.
IWPR training session in Kafr Nabl, Syria. (Photo: IWPR)
Reporting Impact
24 Jul 20
“We fight a criminal regime as well as society’s restrictions.”
Hisham Al Hashimi, pictured here during IWPR Iraq training in 2016. (Photo: IWPR
In Memoriam
15 Jul 20
Death of analyst comes as severe blow to freedom of expression and peaceful coexistence.
9 Jun 20
Open access social media survey reflects fear and confusion over misinformation.
Illustration by Sara Khayat.
29 May 20
IWPR’s Liberated_T video highlights problem of social blindness amid the pandemic.
Muna, a relief worker from Aleppo who was arrested in October 2012. (A still from video by Liberated_T)
Project Highlight
29 May 20
“It is not fair for us to face injustice both inside and outside prison.”