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The country’s recent parliamentary elections show process of tentative change is real.
Conservative values and censorship means that artists and performers are tightly regulated.
Hopes for hi-tech entrepreneurship as an emerging market.
Ground-breaking IWPR research shows how access to information is changing.
Activists say that public awareness of humane treatment is growing.
28 Feb 14
Authorities fail to treat or even isolate sufferers.
28 Feb 14
Recent death in detention highlights routine use of torture against suspects.
27 Feb 14
Despite years of censorship and total state control, the authorities still feel the need to warn reporters not to stray into sensitive areas.
31 Jan 14
Row sheds light on hidden power struggles as presidential election approaches.
30 Jan 14
Human rights groups act on behalf of frightened victims.
27 Jan 14
Activists put their own safety at risk by helping others.
5 Dec 13
Rights groups say “corrective labour” is becoming routine for short sentences as well as long ones.
30 Nov 13
Shuhrat Ghaniev says EU could be useful “moderator” between authorities and NGOs.
1 Nov 13
Young children no longer seen, but older pupils still press-ganged for arduous autumn harvest.
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