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Detention of journalist in one of the protests in Almaty city. (Photo: RFE/RL's Kazak service)
5 Nov 20
Although the media is protected by law, beatings and illegal detentions are common.
Protest against the police brutality in Nigeria. (Photo: Tosin James/Unsplash)
Upcoming Events
30 Oct 20
Online event explores how journalists need to approach this challenging issue.
Karim Suleymanli, who was beaten and detained by the police. (Photo courtesy of K. Suleymanli)
22 Jun 20
Public outcry after footage emerges of officers beating man for violating lockdown.
Nelly Duryan, who heads the police department that works to protect juveniles’ rights and combat domestic violence, said that there had been no increase in reports of abuse. (Photo: Armenia Polie Department)
4 Jun 20
Campaigners warn that government statistics showing no rise in abuse do not reflect reality.
In Cuba the possibility of state surveillance is never far away. (Photo: IWPR)
20 Aug 19
Public access to the internet has increased, but the state remains vigilant.
People transport goods in the Rwandan countryside. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Investigative Report
17 Jul 19
Investigation reveals that police collusion fuels lucrative smuggling industry.
Soldiers with the Afghan National Army at an outpost in Momand Valley. (Photo: Andrew Renneisen/Getty Images)
Investigation
8 Mar 18
Access to benefits is a key incentive to undertake perilous military service.
Village elders gather for a weekly meeting called a shura to discuss issues of local governance. (Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)
27 Nov 17
Paramilitary groups say they need heavy weaponry to defeat insurgents.
31 Jul 17
The Taleban and other groups find it easy to exploit vulnerable minors
Nigeria police kit purchased in Gombe. (Photo: Nura Faggo)
Investigation
15 Sep 16
The force is failing to equip its ranks with even regulation materials.

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