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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.

Restrictive NGO Law on the Way in Tajikistan

Outcry over attempts to curb foreign funding for civil society groups.

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24.11.14
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Will Kazakstan Adopt Anti-Gay Legislation?

Ambition to host Winter Olympics could deter government from copying Moscow’s homophobic law.
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22.11.14
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Tajik Islamic Party Focuses on Female Vote

Its backing for a female presidential candidate last year helped win new supporters.

Kazak-Russian Treaty: Cave-in or Pragmatism?

Kazakstan agrees to “coordinate” foreign policy with Moscow. Some read that as “seeking approval”.
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13.11.14
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Kyrgyzstan Follows Russia on "Gay Propaganda" Law

Proposed law envisages a year in jail for anyone deemed to be promoting a“positive attitude” to homosexuality.
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10.11.14
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Kyrgyzstan Follows Russia on “Gay Propaganda” Law

Proposed law envisages a year in jail for anyone deemed to be promoting a“positive attitude” to homosexuality.
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Uzbekistan: Schools Grind to a Halt as Staff Pick Cotton

Pupils miss out on lessons as teachers go off to the fields. (more…)
05.11.14
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Former Kazakstan Insider’s Death Marks End of Plummeting Career

Feared while in power, Rahat Aliev failed to rebrand himself as an upstanding dissident. (more…)

27.02.14
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Former Kazakstan Insider's Death Marks End of Plummeting Career

Feared while in power, Rahat Aliev failed to rebrand himself as an upstanding dissident. (more…)

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China’s Debtbook Diplomacy: Experts Discussed Beijing’s Role in Central Asia

Tajikistan, due to the growth of the debt to China, is among the eight most vulnerable countries, according to an expert from the United States. Tajik analysts believe that this tendency pos..

cabar.asia 12.11.19
IWPR Trained GBAO Religious Leaders on Media Literacy

More than 80 religious leaders completed trainings conducted by IWPR in partnership with the Committee of Religion, Regulation of National Traditions, Celebrations and Ceremonies under the G..

cabar.asia 10.10.19
Central Asian Audience Receives News from Social Media and Messengers – IWPR Research

An in-depth survey of more than 4,000 Internet users in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan explains how the online audience receives information and what its preferenc..

cabar.asia 30.09.19