Stories about Central Asia & Caucasus from August, 2018
The #FreeKhayrullo campaign did its job and the government backed down. Now fearless Mirsaidov says he will appeal the conviction.
The capital Kabul is already thirsty, and its population is set to grow by over a third in the next three decades.
A bold and popular journalist is appealing a 12 year-sentence he received after speaking out against official corruption.
"So sad! I can’t imagine their grief and pain when leaving the country, especially, Avtar Singh’s family whose wounds are still fresh!"