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Armenians Displaced By Post War Demarcations

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Armenia
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IWPR
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By Manya Israyelyan Some villages have been divided in two by new boundaries. Armenian officials warn that citizens within the state borders of Armenia risk displacement due to the arbitrary way...

Karabakh Welcomes Peacekeeper “Brothers”

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Armenia
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IWPR
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While their visible presence is reassuring, questions still remain over longer-term solutions. By Arshaluys Mgdesyan Residents of Karabakh have welcomed the presence of Russian peacekeepers, deployed...

Trapped in Eastern Ukraine

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Ukraine
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IWPR
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Some people are desperate to find a way to leave the de facto republics. By Yulia Abibok Tetiana is packing a suitcase with clothes for her and her son. Although it is still summer, she includes...

IDPs More Isolated Than Ever

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Georgia
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IWPR
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The Covid-19 quarantine means many lack access to basic services. Nana Kakhniashvili has been self-isolating with her young child for more than a month at their home in the Internally Displaced...

How Social Media Spurred Myanmar's Latest Violence

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Myanmar
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IWPR
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Everybody will end up losing if hate speech is left unchecked. By Alan Davis While religious nationalists in Myanmar have proved highly adept at understanding and exploiting the power of social...

Afghan Women Complain Over “Symbolic” Roles

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Afghanistan
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IWPR
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Statistics showing rising numbers of female officials do not tell the whole story. By Mina Habib Maliha (not her real name) works in the press office of an Afghan government ministry. She told IWPR...

Child Malnutrition Mounts in Afghan Province

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Afghanistan
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IWPR
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Increased fighting and an ongoing economic downturn are leaving many at risk of serious health problems. By Mohammad Ibrahim Spesalai Rising numbers of children in the southern Afghan province of...

Karabakh's April War, One Year Later

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Azerbaijan
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IWPR
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Diplomatic efforts have stalled with little progress in sight A year after the worst clashes between Azerbaijani forces and the Armenian-backed Karabakh army since the 1994 ceasefire, regional...

Child Labour in Afghan Coal Mines

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Afghanistan
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IWPR
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Underage workers routinely endure hot, dusty and dangerous conditions. By Yaqub Azorda Shir Ahmad, 12, spends all day working in the pitch darkness of a coalmine in the Dara-e Suf district of...

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