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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 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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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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IWPR Organized Panel On “Kyrgyzstan’s Post-election Crisis: Causes, Subtleties and Seeking Solutions”

On October 13, 2020, IWPR organized an online panel entitled "Kyrgyzstan’s Post-election Crisis: Causes, Subtleties and Seeking Solutions."..

CABAR.asia 15.10.20
CABAR.asia Online Events Digest_September

September was remarkable for its special mood and "presence effect". We held one-week intensive course for 30+ young experts from the region and the first round of the Kilogram of Conten..

CABAR.asia 08.10.20
Is It Easy to Be Young? IWPR Held an Expert Meeting on Youth Policy in Tajikistan

“Is It Easy to Be Young? The New Faces in the Politics and Economy of Tajikistan” was the topic of the online expert meeting by IWPR Central Asia on September 30...

CABAR.asia 07.10.20