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“I don’t think a person can change homeland from one day to the next.”
IWPR’s country director had book confiscated just because it was published in Armenia.
Local activist describes destruction in villages and indiscriminate killing.
Newspaper correspondent describes tense aftermath of violence in west Kazakstan oil town.
16 Jun 11
Signs that many are preparing to flee country because of concerns over Islamic extremism.
10 Jun 11
People do not have a problem with the king, but rather the pace of change within the establishment.
7 Jun 11
Some way to go to make democratic attitudes take root, particularly when it comes to women’s rights.
3 Jun 11
Social media still being used to protest against limits to freedom.
19 May 11
Security force deployment around the country has significantly restricted the size of demonstrations – but people are determined to continue their struggle.
17 May 11
Activist visits southern Tunisia to find out how best to help those displaced by the conflict.
12 May 11
Artist whose song became the anthem for the uprising describes how people’s fear of expressing themselves has vanished.
9 May 11
New impetus given to non-violent campaign against Israeli occupation.
3 May 11
Activist says her protest was intended to draw attention to authorities’ crackdown and the fate of detained family members.
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