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Do Central Asian leaders use ISIL threats for political gain?

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) last month claimed responsibility for its first attack in Tajikistan, the poorest ex-Soviet state that shares a border with Afghanistan.On July 29...

- The UPR: What it is, and how civil society can use it - and make it stronger

Every five years, each of the 197 United Nations member states has to go through the very same process: a Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of their human rights record. The UPR was established by the United Nations...
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