Comment | Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Even in developing democracies, political institutions remain vulnerable to capture by the super-rich.
Azerbaijan and Georgia need to answer urgent questions about reporter’s kidnapping and imprisonment.
The costs of Azerbaijan putting its name on the map are high, but the benefits are not clear.
Better representation could have far-reaching effects for the whole country.
State repression means that something as simple as a call for gender equality cannot be tolerated.
12 Sep 17
Everybody will end up losing if hate speech is left unchecked.
18 Aug 17
Many citizens appear paralyzed in the face of so many confusing choices.
7 Dec 16
Initial moves towards reform have not convinced observers that the new leader will end a quarter of a century of dictatorial rule.
17 Oct 16
Latest case highlights growing dangers to country's media scene.
16 Sep 16
Regimes are jumping on an anti-incitement bandwagon to silence critics.
6 Sep 16
The late leader leaves a tainted legacy and no evident successor.
16 Jun 16
The government wants to control people’s lives both online and offline.
6 May 16
Public hope anti-establishment figures will deliver what current government has failed to do.
30 Nov 15
Police try to engineer Soviet-style forcible confinement in psychiatric hospital.
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