Central Asia & Caucasus

In Kyrgyzstan, social media hate goes unchecked

As January’s presidential election approaches, social media is aflame Sadyr Japarov, November 2020 | Source: President of Kyrgyzstan This article originally appeared at oDR, openDemocracy’s

After grisly murder, women hold protest in Baku

Femicide in Azerbaijan remains unaddressed A group of women holding signs “Femicide is political.” Photo from Gulnara Mehdiyeva’s Facebook page, via OC Media and used with