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The Statue of Nariman Narimanov in Marneuli. (Photo: Joseph Alexander Smith)
23 Jul 20
For some, Narimanov is an inspirational role model. For others, he was a Communist traitor.
Krylya Origami band with Ashot Danielyan, on the right. (Photo courtesy of A. Danielyan)
13 Dec 19
Conservative values and censorship means that artists and performers are tightly regulated.
A punch bag as the symbol of domestic violence was removed from the exhibition. The committee found it provocative. (Photo courtesy of the Feminnale organisers)
9 Dec 19
Show highlighting women’s rights censored for offending local sensitivities.
A member of audience going through the report. (Photo: CABAR/IWPR)
Project Highlight
2 Oct 19
Ground-breaking IWPR research shows how access to information is changing.
To mark Mother Tongue Day (national celebration of Georgian language) school students in Akhalkalaki helped create this mural which graces the side of the city’s Cultural Center. Nearby, a statue of Mesrop Mashtots – originator of the Armenian Alphabet guards the city’s central square. (Photo: Joseph Alexander Smith)
10 Jun 19
Russian remains a key means of communication despite official efforts to promote state language.
In honour of Nowruz, the main street of the city is closed to pedestrians. (Photo: IWPR Georgia)
Photo Essay
5 Apr 19
Amid the festivities, issues of integration and representation remain.
Anarbek Usupbaev, Kyrgyz activist and representative of the ancient tradition of Tengrism. (Photo courtesy of A. Usupbaev)
20 Nov 18
Opinion remains divided on the status of this time-honoured, non-dogmatic faith.
Christian centre of Jehovah's Witnesses in Almaty, Kazakstan. (Photo: informburo.kz)
24 Sep 18
New law aims to increase state oversight on some religious minorities.
20 Sep 07
Men pay huge amounts of money to get married.
20 Sep 07
Renewed popularity for traditional fairs where villagers come to buy and sell.

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