Central Asian reporters learn 'conflict-sensitive journalism' at Dushanbe workshop

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DUSHANBE -- The Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR) in Central Asia held a four-day training workshop in Dushanbe for journalists from Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan on "conflict-sensitive journalism", the Uzbekistan National News Agency reported Monday (February 11).

Trainers from Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan spoke about the legal aspects of international law and the principles of peace-promoting journalism during the training sessions.

The workshop participants also learned about international standards for covering religious issues, conflict and other sensitive topics.

Trainers explained how to avoid violating anti-extremism laws in the media and on the internet by demonstrating typical mistakes and stereotypes made by journalists.

After completion of the workshop, all participants received certificates.

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