Central Asia

25 October 2016
Kyrgyzstan's Ruling Coalition Collapses
President's party quits majority coalition over partners' refusal to support constitutional amendments.
21 October 2016
Kazakhstan School Hijab Ban Upheld

Adopted in January, the ban, which prohibits any kind of religiously affiliated clothing, has not deterred students from wearing hijabs until now.

20 October 2016
Fate of Kazakh Land Reform Protesters Likely ‘Sealed’

Observers feel a guilty verdict is inevitable, as critics accuse government of launching a smear campaign against activists through friendly media. 

18 October 2016
HRW: Death of Turkmen Dissident Journalist’s Brother ‘Suspicious’

Chary Annamuradov’s last living brother was kidnapped and beaten to death last month; three others had already died suspicious deaths.

14 October 2016
Land Rights Activists on Trial in Kazakhstan

Human rights watchdogs are asking for their release, arguing that their protests did not breach any law. 




Moldovan diaries

The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.

This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes. 

It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.

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