Cross Caucasus Journalism Network
Years active: 2007-2009
Our mission is to build journalistic connections across the Caucasus, share information and form collaborations across the borders and divides of the Caucasus.
Human rights, freedom of expression, local empowerment, tolerance.
What we do
- Establish a sustainable network of over 50 journalists from South and North Caucasus
- Develop their skills especially in reporting conflict and national minorities
- Increase the knowledge of the Caucasus journalists of their own region
- Provide the readers of the respective societies with accurate and balanced reporting
- Build dialogue and cross-border cooperation
Early Marriages Worry Azerbaijan Officials
Unscrupulous mullahs accused of marrying young girls whose health and education then suffer.
Children Haunted by Georgia-Russia War
Volunteers try to help bereaved youngsters still traumatised by the conflict.
Tbilisi Criticised Over Repatriation Requests
Tens of thousands of Meskhetians apply to come home, but Georgian officials accused of not doing enough to help them.
Azerbaijan: Ethnic Azeri Immigrants in Rights Struggle
They say the country’s immigration law makes it hard for them to gain permanent residence permits.
Armenia Surprised by Anti-Russian Agitation
Emails and text messages seek to spark campaign over military bases.
Abkhazia Sees Tourism Boom
Russians flock to breakaway territory despite accommodation shortage and poor service.
Georgia: Russian Border Opening Plan Under Scrutiny
Mixed motives seen in proposed move to end three-year frontier closure.
Karabakh Children's Home Reveals Strains of Life
Once an orphanage, the institution has evolved to care for the child victims of a broken society.
IWPR Probes Shushi Prison Concerns
Prison authorities allow reporter in to check conditions following claims inmates are mistreated.