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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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An aerial view of ruined structures at the port. (Photo: Haytham El Achkar/Getty Images)
Comment
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.
Video
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.”
#ViolenceIsWeakness campaign to raise awareness of domestic violence both during the coronavirus crisis and beyond.
Reporting Impact
19 May 20
Fears that the toll from abuse during lockdown could be higher than from the virus itself.
Peace and Sports campaigners in Hasaka-Eastern Syria.
Project Highlight
24 Apr 20
IWPR partners move efforts online to meet the challenge of the pandemic.
Iraqi activists distribute donation over poor families in Akour area in Anbar province. (Photo: IWPR)
Comment
6 Apr 20
The crisis has brought a rare degree of cooperation and comradeship.
IWPR's champion Abrar Al-Ani (L) with the Anbar Community Police during Awareness Campaign on Covid_19 in Al Ramadi Market. (Photo courtesy of A. Al-Ani)
Project Highlight
3 Apr 20
Social media campaigners raise awareness and encourage resilience in meeting Covid-19 challenge.

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