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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.

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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Tajik Labour Migration Boosts Divorce Rates

Wives left behind to manage households as husbands make new lives abroad and stop sending money home. (more…)
11.02.15
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Does Islamic State Threaten Central Asia?

Syrian jihad won’t be replicated by returning combatants, but fundamentalist ideals are long-established in Central Asia and won’t go away, regional expert says.
06.02.15
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Tajiks Face New Obstacles to Work in Russia

New work-permit and passport rules could encourage illegal immigration, but there are higher penalties for those who are caught.
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23.01.15
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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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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