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· September, 2012

Stories about Central Asia & Caucasus from September, 2012

Azerbaijan: Youth Activist Believed Arrested

Armenia: Government Pressure on NGO

Armenia: A New Response to Hate Crime?

Georgia: A Caucasian Abu Ghraib

Armenia: Reflections on Homosexuality and Fascism

Tajikistan: Power Plant as a Symbol

Kyrgyzstan: Virtual Farming, Real Harvest

Kyrgyzstan: Court Bans Anti-Islam Film

The recent ban on the anti-Islam film 'Innocence of Muslims' in Kyrgyzstan has triggered lively debates among the country's internet users. While some netizens support the ban on the "offensive"...

Afghans Show Restraint Over Anti-Islam Film

In spite of fears, Afghanistan saw relatively muted protests a result of the anti-Islam film Innocence of Muslims. On the internet front, YouTube was blocked and Afghan hackers targeted a...

Georgia: ‘Broom Revolution’ as Elections Approach

Thousands have protested in the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, after videos showing physical abuse in the country's prison system aired on some television stations and were shared on YouTube.

Armenia-Azerbaijan: Hatred in the Caucasus

Azerbaijan: Political Forces United on Pardoned Axe Murderer

Global Voices Seeks Caucasus Editor

Global Voices is seeking a part-time Editor to oversee our ongoing coverage of citizen media in the Caucasus.

Kazakhstan: Western ‘Meddling’ in Controversial Trial Condemned

Three opposition leaders accused of active participation in the 2011 Zhanaozen violence now stand trial in Kazakhstan. While Western NGO's and journalists condemn the trial as unfair, Kazakhstan's bloggers have...

Armenia: Homophobic Editor On Air

Georgia: Brutality Behind Bars

Armenia: Chess Olympiad Triumph

Armenia: A New Transit Route?

Armenia-Azerbaijan: International Day of Peace

Hungary: Armenian Singer Condemns Diplomatic Failure

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