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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.

In Battle With Radical Islam, Tajik Police Attack Beards

The idea that banning Islamic forms of dress will eliminate extremism is facile, experts say. (more…)
07.05.15
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The level of trust among the population of Tajikistan: the government and the people follow different ways

Nobody has ever been engaged in serious research of public opinion regarding the level of public confidence in the government in Tajikistan. Perhaps, this is an extremely sensitive issue for the current Tajik society that has survived civil war at the beginning of independence and is still living in fear of a repetition of such events. However, in an article written exclusively for cabar.asia, the authors tried to analyze the situation on the basis of a mini-survey organized among ordinary people in the markets and streets of the capital city, Dushanbe, as well as several experts and analysts well-known in the country.

Needless Lawmaking in Tajikistan

In the midst of crisis, authorities seem to be prioritising unnecessary, bad laws.
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17.04.15
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Kyrgyzstan: Return From Syria

Authorities try to weed out people who might pose security threats from others returning from Syria. (more…)
15.04.15
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Calls for Better Child Protection in Kyrgyzstan

Suspects in cases of sexual violence against children can currently avoid trial if they reach an out-of-court settlement.
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02.04.15
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Kazakstan: “Gay Propaganda” Ban for Internet

Provision sneaked into legislative package protecting minors from offensive online content. (more…)

25.03.15
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Kazakstan: "Gay Propaganda" Ban for Internet

Provision sneaked into legislative package protecting minors from offensive online content. (more…)

Tajik Dissident’s Murder Rattles Opposition

Warnings that opposition leaders are also at “grave risk” of attack. (more…)
16.03.15
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Tajik Dissident's Murder Rattles Opposition

Warnings that opposition leaders are also at “grave risk” of attack. (more…)

First Prosecution for Internet Hate Speech in Kazakstan

“Ethnic insult” charge comes at a time when the Russian minority question has come to the fore.
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12.02.15
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