Civil Society

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 05:44
Interethnic rioting in early August along the border of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan started over a narrow, uneven lane about a couple hundred feet long.
Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 06:51
But instead of addressing the issues, the authorities have moved to begin cracking down on basic rights of opposition, preventing their citizens from speaking out.
Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 06:52
U.S. President Barack Obama's security team has started arriving in the country 15 days to the 6th Global Entrepreneurship Conference.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 06:32
The Electric Yerevan protest in the Armenian capital did not manage to attain the critical mass needed to transform into a Euromaidan-type event, leading to an overhaul of the country’s political system.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 06:31
Since June 17, demonstrators have been agitating in downtown Yerevan, the most serious unrest that Armenia has seen in years, raising concerns about political stability in the impoverished post-Soviet Caucasian nation.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 06:22
Press freedom in Armenia has come under direct attack by police in Yerevan -- with accredited journalists being beaten and detained, and their equipment destroyed.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 06:20
The US embassy in Yerevan expressed concern over reports of violence and police attacks against journalists, and called for an investigation.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 06:34
Russia saw its biggest loss of democracy in a decade last year, while it and other authoritarian states took aggressive action to block efforts to form new democracies elsewhere in Europe and Eurasia, a new report by Freedom House finds.
Monday, June 22, 2015 - 05:17
Among the sponsors of the Azerbaijan-hosted European Games, one is not like the others – the United Nations’ Children Fund, or UNICEF.
Friday, June 19, 2015 - 06:19
The leader of Tajikistan’s main genuine opposition party has told that he is embarking on a period of self-imposed exile over fears that the government plans to jail him on bogus charges.