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Khadija Ismayil. (Photo courtesy of Kh. Ismayil)
2 Sep 15
As Khadija Ismayil is given a seven-and-a-half year jail term, she tells judges that witnesses were pressured and testimony based on coercion and forgery.
Leyla Yunus while her home was being searched in May 2014. (Photo: Afgan Mukhtarli)
14 Aug 15
With a vengeful government state behind them, prosecutors were always going to get rights activists Leyla and Arif Yunus put behind bars.
Leyla Yunus while her home was being searched in May 2014. (Photo: Afgan Mukhtarli)
31 Jul 15
Courts concern themselves with charges of financial wrongdoing, and ignore the blindingly obvious offence of criticising the government.
Hanadi Zahlout receives the Human Rights Defender Award from Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns, November 15, 2013. (Photo: US State Department)
28 Nov 13
"A powerful symbol of both what is possible and what is necessary for Syria’s future."
16 Feb 11
Reputation for accuracy and independence behind big rise in subscription to Central Asian news analysis agency.
18 Feb 09
IWPR report on efforts to destroy war crimes evidence puts suspects on the defensive.
28 Jul 08
United Nations source gives weight to IWPR story alleging foreign troop involvement in massacre.
23 Jul 08
IWPR reporters forge ahead despite series of the blows and disappointments.

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