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Ambassador Nicholas Brousseau: Canada and Central Asia –so much in common!

Ermek Baisalov 07.09.20

Nicholas Brousseau, Ambassador of Canada to Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan, spoke in an interview with CABAR.asia about cooperation priorities with  the countries in the region, features shared by Central Asian nations and Canada, and why inclusion and diversity are critical to addressing the challenges of the modern world.

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The Future of Extremist Groups in Afghanistan Amidst Inter-Afghan Dialogue and Peace Process

Makhmud Giyosov 04.09.20

In this article, Tajik political analysts Mahmud Giyosov and Sherali Rizoyen reveal the Afghan warring parties’ stance on the peace process. A major issue for the Central Asian states in this process is the future of foreign terrorist groups that have citizens of post-Soviet countries in their ranks. (more…)

What Leads to Protests in Kyrgyzstan and Where Can They Lead Us?

Zamira Isakova 03.09.20

“Protests are not always the unification of the masses on a negative foundation, but an attempt to show the authorities that the population is dissatisfied, where urgent and effective measures are needed, in order to solve the population’s problems,” expert Zamira Isakova reveals the triggers of protest moods in Kyrgyzstan in an article, written specially for CABAR .asia. (more…)

True or False: How Women in Kazakhstan Are Raped and Killed

We have prepared a quiz with real and made-up cases of regular Kazakhstani women who have faced violence at home and in public places. (more…)

Experts: Including Animals to the Red Data Book in Kazakhstan Does Not Help Increasing Their Numbers

Zulfiya Raissova 02.09.20

The fact that an animal is listed in the Red Data Book of Kazakhstan does not always positively affect its conservation, experts believe.

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Tajik Travel Companies Failed the Summer Season

CABAR.asia 01.09.20

The tour operators in Tajikistan assess the summer season’s results as disastrous and predict the situation’s aggravation.

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“They say” Podcast: Is It True That Migrants Are Not Welcomed in Any Country?

What are the consequences of the stereotypes about labour migrants? How does they affect the lives of migrants and the local population of the host country? Why is it necessary to address the issues of overcoming the stereotypical perception of labour migrants in a society and who should do this?

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Silver Lining of Pandemic: Redefining Civil Society in Tajikistan

Muslimbek Buriev 27.08.20

“Non-governmental organizations, mass media, community groups and initiatives have emerged amidst lockdown as actors actively engaged in assisting the population and addressing the crisis,” political scientist Muslimbek Buriev examines the role of civil society in Tajikistan in an article just for the CABAR.asia. (more…)

Deadlock over alimony payments: why Kazakhstan cannot solve the problem of alimony payments?

In 2019, nearly 200 thousand alimony claims were in progress, according to the department for 
execution of court decrees of the ministry of justice of Kazakhstan. Out of them, nearly 14 
thousand claims are deemed bad. About one third of 14 thousand do not make alimony 
payments at all. (more…)

Difficulties of Transition to Distance Learning: the Case of Kazakhstan

“It is necessary to work on improving the distance format and the development of online educational platforms precisely in the long term, and the perception of this format as temporary for the period of a pandemic is erroneous,” says expert Ayim Saurambaeva in an article, written specially for CABAR.asia. (more…)