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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.
7 Aug 09
For one IWPR journalist, Iraqi Kurdish poll overshadowed by mystifying allegation of misconduct.
4 Aug 09
A young idealist finds the deceased appear to have played a role in Iraqi Kurdistan’s recent election.
31 Jul 09
Getting ahead is difficult if you don’t toe the line.
25 Jun 09
Syrian journalist tells of being moved by the death of a woman in a Tehran street.
4 Jun 09
Journalist impressed by country’s political diversity – but alarmed by sectarian divisions evident during electoral campaign.
8 May 09
Reporter vainly tries to get an idea of how people view politicians they voted for.
1 Apr 09
Syrian human rights lawyer offers a tribute to a political dissident who never lost hope, despite years of suffering.
3 Mar 09
Teachers who want to broaden the minds of their students face an uphill struggle.
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