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Rula Ghani – the voice of a nation

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is delighted that the Afghan First Lady is being listened to.

Filed in: Afghanistan Politics Religion Women

‘Afghan women keep the business of life going’

As the London Conference on Afghanistan starts, Zulaikha Rafiq explains why women’s rights must be high on the agenda.

Filed in: Afghanistan

A place to feel free

A group of young Chechens is battling to save their social club, reports Alice Lagnado.

Filed in: Chechnya Youth

What lies behind Europe’s murky oil deals with Azerbaijan?

EU politicians’ vested interests in the resource-rich country are supporting the regime’s suppression of human rights. Molly Scott Cato writes.

Filed in: Azerbaijan

PHOTO ESSAY: The tailors of Kabul

Rich Mallett gets inside access to Afghanistan’s tailoring trade.

Filed in: Afghanistan Youth

Afghanistan's theatre of the oppressed

Lydia James reports on a courageous drama project, which is putting transitional justice centre stage in the war-torn country.

Filed in: Afghanistan Conflict

Afghanistan: time to move on?

Ewa Jasiewicz wonders what the US troops will be leaving behind.

Filed in: Afghanistan Conflict United States

A border-crossing project for peace

In her second report from Afghanistan, Ewa Jasiewicz meets young volunteers on a mission.

Filed in: Activism Afghanistan Peace

Welcome to Afghanistan, drone-strike capital of the world

New arrival Ewa Jasiewicz discovers desperation and hope in a resilient people.

Filed in: Activism Afghanistan Conflict Politics

A free and fair election in Azerbaijan? No chance

As Azeris go to the polls, Emma Hughes explains why the result is already a done deal.

Filed in: Azerbaijan Politics

Orthodox Church goes on the rampage in Georgia

Why were nettle-wielding women and stool-throwing priests allowed to attack LGTBI activists? asks Onnik Krikorian.

Filed in: Gay Rights Georgia Politics Religion Violence

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