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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.
Azerbaijani journalist and IWPR contributor Afgan Mukhtarli was kidnapped in Georgia’s capital Tbilisi on May 29, 2017.
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5 Jun 19
Azerbaijan and Georgia need to answer urgent questions about reporter’s kidnapping and imprisonment.
Road conditions in Afghanistan are often dire and many drivers are unlicensed. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
4 Apr 18
Initiative aims to improve chaotic conditions on often perilous routes.
12 Dec 15
Officials slow to acknowledge casualties amid rescue efforts hampered by high waves.
Syrian flag in the largely destroyed and abandoned city of Quneitra, taken in 2010. (Photo: Ed Brambley/Flickr)
12 Aug 15
New online resource provides one-stop-shop for reporters working in danger zones.
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.
Ukrainian journalists in a simulation exercise, part of medical training delivered as part of IWPR's hostile environments course in November 2014. (Photo: IWPR)
22 May 15
Trainees learn how to report safely on conflict, and receive body armour kit to help them do that.
21 Jul 10
Hundreds being imported, with locals viewing them as more reliable than security guards.
25 May 10
Curfew in troubled region of northern Pakistan eased following IWPR trainee’s scoop.
15 Apr 10
IWPR hostile environment training proves invaluable for Babil photographer.

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