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.
18 Mar 14
After Moscow denounces Ukrainians as "fascists", neo-Nazis are invited as impartial observers in Crimean referendum.
6 Mar 14
5 Mar 14
New constellation of opposition leaders hopes to pressure the government, but it is far from certain they will succeed.
11 Feb 14
Amid the worst violence to hit country since the end of the war, some are hoping the unrest will prompt real political change.
24 Jan 14
Election victories in Bishkek and Osh reflect strength of governing group.
15 Oct 13
Visitors feel weight of state surveillance.
14 Oct 13
Focus seems to be on Western governments' strategic aims to the exclusion of humanitarian concerns and Syrians' own wishes.
11 Oct 13
Practice of forcing people to subscribe to newspapers they don’t want has to stop.
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