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· April, 2014

Stories about Central Asia & Caucasus from April, 2014

17 April 2014

“Bring the Bottle”: Youth Activists Behind Bars in Azerbaijan

The Bridge

While the government continues its witch-hunt, curtailing the freedoms of activists and critics, the lives of officials and their families remain untouched by everyday human rights violations in Azerbaijan.

7 April 2014

Afghanistan Shows the Taliban the Middle Finger

Afghans have faced down the Taliban and their votes are being counted. Meanwhile, one candidate is already declaring himself the first round's preliminary leader.

5 April 2014

How Sore will Afghanistan's Presidential Losers Prove?

The victor of Afghanistan's hotly-contested presidential vote will probably need a second round to prevail and may never get to hear his opponents' concession speeches: This is winner takes all.

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