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· April, 2018

Stories about Central Asia & Caucasus from April, 2018

At the World Cup in Russia this summer, Central Asia will be supporting Mohamed Salah

"Salah, with his glorious football talent and good behaviour is introducing the real Islam to the world."

Armenia's leader resigns amid peaceful mass protests

Protestors expressed long-held resentment toward Sargsyan, who has led Armenia through a period of economic stagnation and high-level corruption.

What were Global Voices’ readers up to last week?

During the week of April 16-22, 2018, the most popular story on our Indonesian language site was about Taiwan. And on our Polish language site? A story about Mexico.

Armenian civil society spreads its feathers in #YerevanProtests involving up to 100,000 people

The country's old president and new premier is the main focus of the country's biggest protests in at least two decades.

Pakistan's under-threat minorities have found their voice. But will the state listen?

"I cried today after seeing this post. It is the seventh day of a sit-in in Quetta against unlawful terrorism...and yet nothing has changed."

What were Global Voices’ readers up to last week?

During the week of April 9-15, 2018, our stories and translations attracted readers from 211 countries. Number 95 on the list? Azerbaijan. And number 154? Niger.

#KnowYourDictator: Political Emigres and Their Hashtags Haunt Azerbaijan's Re-elected Strongman

Having largely suffocated opposition at home, newly-elected President Ilham Aliyev is finding ways to hurt activists living abroad.

What Were Global Voices’ Readers up to Last Week?

During the week of April 2-8, 2018, our stories and translations attracted readers from 209 countries. Number 53 on the list? Thailand. And number 182? São Tomé & Príncipe.

A Rural-Born Peace Movement Turns Heads Amid the Carnage of the Afghan War

"The only aim of the sit-in is to stop fighting from both sides. The Taliban should not send bombers and the government should not drop bombs on them."

Why Spring Brings Both Joy and Pain to Afghanistan

"Happy Nawroz to all. May this year be a year of peace, harmony and an end to suffering. Peace will prevail. We are optimistic for it."

Education Against the Odds: How a Student and Mother from Afghanistan’s Central Highlands Stole Social Media's Heart

"Twenty years from now, that child will see this photo in a better Afghanistan."

What Were Global Voices’ Readers up to Last Week?

During the week of March 26-April 1, 2018, our stories and translations attracted readers from 215 countries. Number 68 on the list? El Salvador. And number 20? Tanzania.

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