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· May, 2019

Stories about Central Asia & Caucasus from May, 2019

‘You can't run from the truth': Iconic art protests preface Kazakh presidential vote

A police state that once hungered after a shiny international image now seems resigned to painting itself as it really is.

Meeting a male carpet weaver from Armenia

"When you are professional you do your best. It does not matter whether you are a man or a woman."

‘We’re caught in mid-air’: Raising a child with autism in Georgia

From individual therapy to special education teachers in schools, parents of children with autism in Georgia face a constant battle with the authorities to provide the services their children need.

Afghanistan's ‘Art Lords’ on painting change at street level

"The common people like this work. The art is for them."

Afghanistan's Mina Mangal: ‘A strong, self-made woman’ gunned down in broad daylight

The prominent journalist-turned-parliamentary advisor hinted that she needed protection. No one stepped in to provide it.

A tale of two parents: Georgian drag artist on hostility, acceptance and learning to love life

"There is nothing modern about the idea you should love your child."

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