Agnieszka Pikulicka-Wilczewska

Agnieszka Pikulicka-Wilczewska

Agnieszka Pikulicka-Wilczewska is a freelance journalist focusing on the post-Soviet space.

Europe

EU court questions legality of Poland's judicial reforms

Poland's Supreme Court must now decide whether a body overseeing judges is politically independent.

EU court questions legality of Poland's judicial reforms

Poland

The normalisation of far-right politics in Poland

The far right, which has entered Poland's Parliament for the first time, is trying to push an illiberal agenda.

The normalisation of far-right politics in Poland

Poland

'Great Poland': Thousands attend Independence March in Warsaw

Patriots and hardliners attend annual rally with a focus this year on protecting 'traditional values' and shunning LGBT.

'Great Poland': Thousands attend Independence March in Warsaw

Uzbekistan

Alarm as demolitions make way for new-look Uzbekistan

Residents say they are sidelined in talks over regeneration projects as officials pursue drive to modernise country.

Alarm as demolitions make way for new-look Uzbekistan

Afghanistan

'People treat you like a celebrity, but also as an infidel'

Kabul collective ArtLords paints provocative murals across the capital, turning blast wall barriers into artworks.

'People treat you like a celebrity, but also as an infidel'

Afghanistan

'Poor people's Eid': How Kabul IDPs welcomed Muslim celebration

Amid deteriorating conditions, internally displaced persons in Afghan capital seek job opportunities, adequate shelter.

'Poor people's Eid': How Kabul IDPs welcomed Muslim celebration

Uzbekistan

Why is a Turkic languages scholar imprisoned in Uzbekistan?

Andrey Kubatin was charged of spying for Turkey in 2017 but, along with civil society groups, rejects the accusations.

Why is a Turkic languages scholar imprisoned in Uzbekistan?

Asia

Kyrgyzstan court upholds Uzbek rights activist's life sentence

Azimjon Askarov was convicted for killing a policeman and jailed for life following ethnic clashes in 2010.

Kyrgyzstan court upholds Uzbek rights activist's life sentence

Environment

'We're in crisis': The high price of deforestation in Afghanistan

Wood has long been a main energy source, which has diminished the country's forests, but things are changing.

'We're in crisis': The high price of deforestation in Afghanistan

Business & Economy

Why is Afghanistan unable to extract its vast mineral wealth?

Poor security, weak legislation and corruption plague mining in Afghanistan, investors and experts tell Al Jazeera.

Why is Afghanistan unable to extract its vast mineral wealth?

Afghanistan

War, drought, diplomatic rifts deepen Afghanistan’s water crisis

Worst drought in a decade highlights poor infrastructure, with drinking water, agriculture and livelihoods under threat.

War, drought, diplomatic rifts deepen Afghanistan’s water crisis

Poland

In Poland, the homeless and Chechen refugees form unlikely bond

Thanks to a Warsaw-based activist, friendship grows between marginalised communities without permanent homes.

In Poland, the homeless and Chechen refugees form unlikely bond