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Searching for a safe place to play

Children in Armenia’s second largest city still play in the ruins of buildings destroyed in the 1988earthquake. Gyumri, a city of around 120,000 people near the Tur...

Fear

26 November, 2019

Loss by grace

Fear

21 November, 2019

Portrait

Our main character is a 46-year-old man, who shares a long, communal room in Bediani Psychiatric Hospital with 40 other patients. In his dark room, which is permeated wit...

Fear

20 November, 2019

Dying alone

62-year-old Karen fears dying alone. He and his wife Silva, 56, are childless and live in a village in Vayots Dzor, in south-east Armenia.

Fear

13 November, 2019

Remote-controlled addiction

One year ago, a car hit me. Television shows became an oasis of comfort when my real life was overrun by fears about my condition. My fear of reality became a fear of add...

Fear

12 November, 2019

Fighting fear in Azerbaijan

The ritual to remove fear depends on faith in the power of fire and the speed of the fear-catcher — his or her ability to cause the person to flinch.

Fear

6 November, 2019





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Millennials

February/March 2019

Masculinities

April/May 2019

Our Habitat

June/July 2019

My Body, My Choice

August/September 2019

Fear

October/November/December 2019

Spaces

February/March 2018

Memory

April/May 2018

Identity

June/July 2018

Religious Beliefs

August/September 2018

The 'Peace-Builders’

October/November 2018

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December/January 2018

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June/July 2017

Taboos/ Stigmas

August/September 2017

Rural Life

October/November 2017

Unseen Borders

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