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IWPR holds regular trainings for students and journalists from across Central Asia, with their materials published in Russian and national languages on the analytical platform CABAR.asia and in English for international readers on iwpr.net . Articles by IWPR reporters cover current events andsignificant trends that affect the lives of people in the whole Central Asian region.

Tilek Mamutov – On Internet Balloons

A Google employee from Kyrgyzstan explains how internet would affect the quality of life and how they are trying to make internet available to every person on Earth. (more…)

Pressure Mounts on Tajik Army

Dushanbe wants to boost its defence forces, but people simply don’t want to join up. Maryam is desperately worried about the eldest of her three sons, who has just turned 18. (more…)

12.07.16
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Kazak Zoo Scandal Highlights Animal Rights

The plight of a female tiger has caught public attention and raised hopes for change. A series of deaths among rare animals in one of Kazakstan’s largest zoos have highlighted the country’s lack of legislation to protect animal welfare. (more…)

11.07.16
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Ashgabat’s Immaculate White Marble Façade

Grand architecture aims to reinforce national identity, but the human reality is different. The Turkmen capital Ashgabat stretches out in an expanse of opulent white marble palaces, government buildings, golden domes and carefully manicured parks.

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07.07.16
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Ashgabat's Immaculate White Marble Façade

Grand architecture aims to reinforce national identity, but the human reality is different. The Turkmen capital Ashgabat stretches out in an expanse of opulent white marble palaces, government buildings, golden domes and carefully manicured parks.

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Does Tajik Journalism Face Extinction?

Credible reporting is disappearing from the public discourse. Freedom of speech in Tajikistan is in crisis, with the state strengthening its control over the media and independent outlets increasingly unwilling to take any risks with their content. (more…)

06.07.16
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Kyrgyzstan: Islam and Secularism Clash Again

Faith has been growing as a force in the country ever since independence.

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23.06.16
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Uzbekistan’s Latest Answer to Facebook

The government wants to control people’s lives both online and offline.

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22.06.16
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Uzbekistan's Latest Answer to Facebook

The government wants to control people’s lives both online and offline.

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It's Hard to be a Punk in Tajikistan

Economic troubles and official disapproval takes its toll on a dwindling subculture. People stare when Mahina walks along the streets of Dushanbe. (more…)

10.06.16
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The Methods of Countering Extremism on the Internet Discussed in Dushanbe

On December 12-13, IWPR Tajikistan together with the Committee of Religion, Regulation of Traditions, Celebrations and Ceremonies under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan and The P..

cabar.asia 24.12.19
Dushanbe Interfaith Festival “Tajikistan – Our Home”

Tajik tyubeteykas (skullcaps) of all colors and styles and Kyrgyz caps, Christian priests’ hats and turbans, colorfully embroidered national and European dresses: everything here was festive..

cabar.asia 19.12.19
The Confest “Listen to the ones who is close” was held in Bishkek

If last year the meeting of the Interfaith Council of Kyrgyzstan was more official and formal, this year the event was held in a more interactive and lively format...

cabar.asia 17.12.19