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.
7 Jan 00
A Chechen human rights advocate offers a bleak perspective on his peoples' fate within the Russian Federation.
17 Dec 99
The Chechen government's efforts to communicate with Moscow - or indeed the West - are rebuffed. Negotiators are sidelined. And pleas for safe passage for the terrified civilians of Grozny are ignored.
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