Stories about Central Asia & Caucasus from November, 2023
At least three Azerbaijani journalists were arrested on November 20 from Abzas media in connection with corruption reporting. International press groups are calling for their release.
Tatar language activist who identifies as queer: ‘Under the influence of the modern Russian state, Central Asian politicians are trying to implement similar anti-gay policies’
Interview with Tatar queer language activist Marsel Ganeyev, whose aim is to „help minorities reconnect to their roots or overcome the emotional trauma"
We are a generation of war, that will live in the shadow of the wars that left scars beyond repair.
On November 8, the European Commission recommended that the EU grant Georgia candidate status, paving the way for the bloc to begin the country’s accession process.
The multi billion dollar investment deals created an unprecedented buzz around the future of Chinese presence in Afghanistan.
Armenian and Azerbaijan's leadership may have finally agreed on a peace deal document to be signed "in the coming months."
Those who spoke to PEN American said the repression reminded them of the Soviet occupation, "during which all art and culture was systematically repressed or exploited for government propaganda purposes."