Stories about Central Asia & Caucasus from May, 2021
On May 20, the European Parliament adopted a resolution calling on the Azerbaijani government to release all Armenian prisoners of war and civilian captives.
Fifteen political parties in Georgia have signed a statement outlining their commitment to protecting the rights of queer people.
The dragon, which used to adorn the façade of a Thai restaurant, was a landmark of Almaty’s city center.
"I find things extremely difficult to believe in; that it's been exactly five years and that exactly five years from now, and the following years, will be spent without Bayram."
Georgian MPs have passed legislative amendments that introduce harsher fines and longer periods of pre-trial arrest for offenses that are routinely used by police to detain street protesters.
The video caught ex-MP and university professor Huseynbala Miralamov inappropriately touching a female employee.