Stories about Central Asia & Caucasus
8 April 2016
In this episode, the period gets political in Poland, Afro-Chileans demand recognition in Chile, and Chinese censors go into overdrive to remove the Panama Papers -- even from email.
4 April 2016
A recently published documentary shows how youth organizations from various countries can cooperate to put an end to the shady dealings that too often occur within educational institutions.
"Registration records list [President Ilham Aliyev's sister] at an address in a West London neighborhood where average home prices touch $9 million."
3 April 2016
'Kazakhstan has drawn criticism ... for what media rights advocates have described as the excessively punitive libel damages sometimes levelled at journalists.'
Fighting on April 2 was some of the most deadly the contested enclave has seen since an oft-broken peace in 1994.
25 March 2016
23 March 2016
General Abdul Rashid Dostum and General Ata Mohammad Noor have much in common, but whether online or offline, they speak to different audiences.
17 March 2016
16 March 2016
14 March 2016
After a three year break, the Global Voices Podcast is back. In this edition, we take you to Mexico, China, Tajikistan, Macedonia and Russia.
11 March 2016
"It was not he who gave us this autonomy, so he cannot repeal it. They tried to bring Badakhshan to its knees in 2012, but they could not."
8 March 2016
Tajikistan celebrates Mother's Day, a rebranded version of International Women's Day, on March 8.
From cycling teams to volunteers treating drug addicted men, Afghan women are carving out roles in a country wracked by violence and insecurity.
2 March 2016
29 February 2016
In the former Yugoslavia and former USSR, "from kindergarten to university, generations of children and students grow up learning about corruption from their own experiences."
25 February 2016
"Freedom means having voice. @TOLOnews & @TOLO_TV gave us a voice and a #FreedomOfExpression. We stand with MOBY & condemn the attack."
23 February 2016
Imagine teaching for 23 years in a small Afghan refugee camp, and then, one day, learning that Stephen Hawking himself has lauded you and your work
21 February 2016
The obscure Organisation of Eurasian Cyber-Security says an open internet can spur 'colour revolutions' of the sort already witnessed in the ex-Soviet region.