What does the arrest of Patrick George Zaky tell us about the state of academic freedom around the world?

The article appeared first in Security Praxis, 14 February 2020. Nearly four years after the brutal murder of Giulio Regeni, […]

The Central Asian Political Exiles Project Newsletter #4 Summer/Autumn 2019

Message from the Team Welcome to the Summer/Autumn edition of your Central Asia Political Exiles Newsletter. In this issue, we […]

A conversation with Khayrullo Mirsaidov: on becoming a political exile

Last year the story of Khayrullo Mirsaidov broke the Central Asian online news media. The social media campaign #FreeKhayrullo, initiated […]

Extradition in disguise: the ‘deportation’ and refoulement of Central Asian political exiles from Russia

Photo © Foreign Policy Centre As his lawyer Roza Magomedova notes, it is becoming a common practice of the Russian […]

Round Table on : Reforms, Repression, Radicalization in Central Asia at Vilnius University

On the 12th of February, the Association of Migrants of Central Asia in partnership with Vilnius University Centre of Oriental […]

Islamic State in Central Asia? Assessing the threat of terrorism

By Saipira Furstenberg This article was first published in Foreign Policy Centre, 11 March 2019.  [This article was edited on […]

Transparency, Corruption and Offshore Finance in Central Asia

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The Central Asian Political Exiles Project Newsletter #3 Autumn 2018

Message from the Team Welcome to the autumn edition of your Central Asia Political Exiles Newsletter. In this issue, we […]

Tajikistan: No Freedom beyond this point?

    Saipira Furstenberg and John Heathershaw offer reflections on their visit to the OSCE (HDIM) meeting in Warsaw, 2018.   […]

ESCAS 2019 pre-conference workshop, University of Exeter 26 June, 2019

      Applications now open for the ESCAS 2019 pre-conference workshop! University of Exeter  26th of June 2019   […]

Central Asia Political Exiles Newsletter #2 — Summer 2018

Message from the Team Welcome to the summer edition of your Central Asia Political Exiles Newsletter. In this issue, we […]

Preventing Transnational Repression, Protecting Human Rights Ideas for the Future?

Transnational repression takes place where authoritarian regimes repress former citizens beyond their borders and so outside of their sovereign territory. […]