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Lubumbashi residents appear to have more faith in the judiciary after the son of a leading local politician was convicted of murder. (Photo: Mike Rosenberg/Flickr)
IWPR trainee
21 Mar 11
Conviction of top Lubumbashi official’s son for murder restores some trust in a judiciary prone to corruption and political interference.
Marjah residents say they remain vulnerable to Taleben intimidation, despite a coalition campaign to drive them out of the area earlier this year. (Photo: ISAFMedia)
IWPR trainee
16 Nov 10
Villagers say they have pushed out the insurgents, enabling them to get medical care and send their children to school.
IWPR trainee
1 Oct 10
A personal story of how feuding over land rights can tear families apart.
Many men in Kapisa will have an easier time trying to get married following a Taleban order limiting the amount they have to pay the bride’s family.  (Photo: US Army/John Gay)
IWPR trainee
8 Sep 10
Ban on excessive marriage costs proves popular among young men in impoverished district.
Shrouds from the holy city of Karbala are prized by Shia Muslims. (Photo: Metrography)
IWPR trainee
19 Aug 10
Sales of mass-produced stenciled coverings outstrip traditional, hand-inscribed ones.
A boy plays at a construction site in the Iraqi city of Najaf. (Photo: Alaa al-Marjani)
IWPR trainee
29 Jul 10
Iraqi city’s nomination as Islamic cultural capital provokes pride – and questions over preparations.
IWPR trainee
2 Mar 05
There are fears that smugglers are selling weapons to former Taleban and al-Qaeda fighters.
IWPR trainee
21 Feb 05
Desperate to get to Iran, Afghans entrust their money and lives to smugglers.