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

IWPR provides a multilingual platform for journalists who would otherwise have no outlet. Multimedia and text stories cover the themes of IWPR’s project activities, from human rights to good governance, conflict to inclusive societies.

Story production is an integral part of IWPR’s training methodology, as on-the-job mentoring builds massively on formal training courses.

Global Voices

6 Mar 15
Villages targeted because they are home to Christians.
4 Mar 15
City residents complain about strict rules on dress and everyday conduct.
4 Mar 15
Ninety-day stay now being enforced, and breaking the rules can lead to a re-entry bar.
4 Mar 15
Student's lawbooks nearly get him into big trouble at militant checkpoint near Raqqa.
New look website for Damascus Bureau. (Image by placeit.net)
3 Mar 15
“I didn’t know it was this hard to write your memories down,” contributing writer says.
3 Mar 15
Authorities stepping up efforts to identify recruitment networks.
23 Feb 15
Reflections on a childhood in the Syrian city of Raqqa, now under the control of Islamic State.
23 Feb 15
One woman’s continued support for revolutionaries in the Syrian city of Idlib.
23 Feb 15
Women face great perils just to go about their business in an Islamic State stronghold in Syria.
Alexei Malashenko. (Photo: Carnegie Moscow Centre)
6 Feb 15
Syrian jihad won’t be replicated by returning combatants, but fundamentalist ideals are long-established in Central Asia and won’t go away, regional expert says.