Stories about Central Asia & Caucasus
1 May 2015
How an independent Russian journalist averted the forced marriage of a 17-year-old Chechen girl to a high-ranking, 57-year-old police official.
30 April 2015
Widely commemorated globally, the centenary of the Armenian genocide was largely ignored inside Turkey—which makes missions like historian Ara Sarafian's tour of Turkey's Kurdish region all the more important.
26 April 2015
Only five Latin American countries have recognized the Armenian genocide, among them Argentina, where a journalist tells the story of her grandparents harrowing escape.
25 April 2015
Although Egypt does not recognise the Armenian Genocide, Egyptian Armenians marked the genocide's centennial in Cairo. Bloggers weigh in on the history and contribution of the community to modern-day Egypt.
24 April 2015
The Tajik flag - similar in appearance to the Iranian flag - was everywhere at this year's Persian parade.
Serj Tankian produces a somber video commemorating the Armenian, Greek and Assyrian Genocides of the 20th century.
Were Turkmen Dissidents Wrong to Publish a Video of Schoolgirls ‘Turning Up the Love’ on Their YouTube Channel?
In deeply traditional, highly repressive Turkmenistan, schoolgirls dancing along to Western songs is akin to a crime against the state.
23 April 2015
Global Voices attended the conference dedicated to the Centenary of the Armenian genocide which was held in Yerevan on April 22.