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· February, 2018

Stories about Central Asia & Caucasus from February, 2018

Detention of Businessman in Kazakhstan Prompts Fears Over Torture, Political Motivations

"He was sick, looked pale and very depressed and seemed to be scared. He passed out from time to time, couldn't speak and cried."

What Were Global Voices’ Readers up to Last Week?

During the week of February 19-25, 2018, our stories and translations attracted readers from the majority of the world's countries. Number 31 on the list? Macedonia. And number 191? Comoros.

Men's Health Magazine in Kazakhstan Says Nuts to Women's Health

"If there are feminist campaigns, there should be jokes about feminist campaigns, otherwise it is discrimination against men."

What Were Global Voices’ Readers up to Last Week?

During the week of February 12-18, 2018, our stories and translations attracted readers from 209 countries. Number 68 on the list? Honduras. And number 139? Somalia.

What Were Global Voices’ Readers up to Last Week?

During the week of February 5-11, 2018, Global Voices' stories and translations attracted readers from 195 countries!

‘Singing the Tale of Our Pain': Tajikistan's Migration Phenomenon Finds a Home in Music

"Why am I here, in an alien place, far from my mother?"

Netizen Report: Cyber Attacks Sideline Independent Media in Azerbaijan, Philippines

The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.

Five Attacks in the Last Year That Shook Kabul to Its Core

"We are human! Not numbers!"

In Afghanistan, Governors Don't Just Step Down Because the President Asks Them To

"Balkh (now) has two governors... One rules the province like a king, and refuses to leave. His successor can't get it in."

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