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23 Jun 15
Discussion events give people a chance to learn about the state’s obligations to them.
1 Jun 15
People lose faith in inefficient and dishonest state judicial system.
26 May 15
Firearms often used to stop civilians trying to evade customs controls.
Inflammable plastic is being blamed for a fire that devastated this apartment block in Baku. (Photo: Elmar Maliksoy)
22 May 15
Officials blame plastic cladding used to dress up buildings as Baku prepares for summer sports event.
18 May 15
Registration system for people living abroad seen as Big Brother move.
Arman Sahakyan (right) in court with his lawyer Maro Khachaturyan. (Photo: Nor Serund)
15 May 15
Current laws ban racist and similar remarks, but not verbal attacks on LGBTI people.
President Almazbek Atambaev meets the speaker of Kyrgyzstan's parliament and leaders of the five main parties. (Photo: Kyrgyz president's press service)
14 May 15
Political elites shouldn’t change the rules to suit themselves, experts say.
6 May 15
Legal system has been slow to enforce payment orders on wayward ex-husbands.
Islamic University in Dushanbe, where women can wear Muslim headscarves. (Photo: Humairo Bakhtiyor)
1 May 15
The idea that banning Islamic forms of dress will eliminate extremism is facile, experts say.
30 Apr 15
Staff at leading newspaper fear the real motive behind a complex lawsuit is an ambition to exert political control.