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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.

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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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…)

Uzbekistan’s Fragile Rural Idyll

The countryside may be beautiful, but its communities face an uncertian future.

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19.05.16
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Kyrgyz Public Bored by Politics

The region’s most progressive democracy is failing to impress ordinary people.

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Kazakstan: Hipsters of the Steppe

Young creatives are pursuing a niche look, accessorised with iPhones and fuelled by chai lattes. (more…)

10.05.16
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Fighting Against Torture in Tajikistan

Hopes that new legislation will help change culture of impunity. (more…)

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IWPR Is Looking for Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

To monitor and evaluate the project “Development of New Media and Digital Journalism”, the IWPR regional office in Central Asia is looking for country M&E specialists (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz..

cabar.asia 22.01.20
IWPR and CABAR.asia Media School Publish Research of Online News Consumption

The research was part of the Development of New Media and Digital Journalism in Central Asia Project funded by the Government of the United Kingdom with the purpose to find out how people re..

cabar.asia 21.01.20
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