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Children play on the stairs in the Bagebi dormitory; they have no other place to go. (Photo: Mark Rafaelov)
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24 Feb 14
What was meant as temporary refuge has become home to people who fled Abkhazia two decades ago.
Ledici now stands all but deserted, high in the mountains south of Bosnia’s capital. (Photo: Sanja Vrzic)
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5 Apr 13
Images of Ledici, deserted after war swept through a small Serb community.
An IWPR workshop targeting Iraqi women, October 2011, Baghdad. (Photo: IWPR)
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23 Dec 11
Workshop participants start producing public-service advertising for local media.
Men working at the cemetery in the town of Dastakert, where 70 per cent of residents are refugees from Baku, Sumgait and Kirovabad in Azerbaijan. They are eagerly awaiting the reopening of the local copper plant in Dastakert, which despite its detrimental effect on the environment promises much-needed jobs. (Photo: Sara Anjargolian)
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9 Dec 11
Images of refugees settled in border areas of Armenia.
Almazbek Atambaev is sworn in as president of Kyrgyzstan on December 1. (Photo: Sultan Dosaliev/Kyrgyz presidential press office)
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2 Dec 11
President Atambaev shares inauguration ceremony stage with his predecessor as head of state – a first for Kyrgyzstan and Central Asia generally.
People have been waiting to vote since 5.30 in the morning at one of the main polling stations in Goma, located at the Faraja Institute. (Photo: Mélanie Gouby)
Photo Essay
30 Nov 11
Numerous reports of irregularities mar generally peaceful vote.
This home in Chiragli was destroyed in the conflict and never rebuilt. (Photo: Orhan Orhanov)
Photo Essay
15 Nov 11
Villagers eke out existence along "line of control" facing Armenian-held territory.
Homes in Kond are patched up with wood, metal or plastic as residents do not want to invest in more lasting repairs, since demolition could come at any time. (Photo: Mary Aleksanyan)
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31 Oct 11
Five years after their neighbourhood was placed under demolition order, residents see little sign of progress.
Photographers protesting outside the interior ministry building in Tbilisi. (Photo: Nino Kharadze)
Photo Essay
12 Jul 11
Campaigners say photojournalists are being framed for taking pictures the government didn't like.
An Uzbek man breaks bread with two Kyrgyz, in a communal ceremony on June 10 to mark the first anniversary of the outbreak of bloodshed in Osh. (Photo: Igor Kovalenko)
Photo Essay
15 Jun 11
Images reflect progress made in repairing damaged homes, though mistrust between communities will be harder to mend.

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