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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.
30 Mar 10
How a report of shootings cast a shadow over Kurdish New Year celebrations.
11 Mar 10
A Sunni Arab housewife whose community boycotted the last election describes why she took part in this one.
18 Jan 10
Festival of sacrifice makes Iraqi journalist yearn for better times.
15 Dec 09
Reporter looks back at emotional opening day of long-awaited trial of former Bosnian Serb leader.
4 Dec 09
Following World Aids Day, an Iraqi doctor recalls his unsettling first encounter with the disease in sanctions-stricken Baghdad.
4 Dec 09
Hundreds of activists not allowed to leave the country, despite constitutional right to freedom of movement
23 Nov 09
Congolese reporter speaks of harrowing messages threatening to kill her and two colleagues.
10 Nov 09
Recent journey along infamous highway invites comparisons with edgier passage at height of insurgency.
6 Nov 09
Recent minibus driver strike rare protest in country where majority daren’t consider collective action to improve their lives.
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