Robin Forestier-Walker

Robin Forestier-Walker

Robin has been reporting for Al Jazeera English from Europe and Central Asia since 2008. He was a Rory Peck Award News finalist for his coverage of the inter-ethnic riots in Kyrgyzstan and has covered the country's political upheaval since the ousting of President Kurmanbek Bakiyev in April 2010. Robin worked for BBC News for six years before going freelance in late 2006. Twitter Robin

Europe

Georgia protesters angered by promises broken on electoral reform

Riot police use water cannon on protesters calling for electoral reforms but government says to wait until 2024.

Georgia protesters angered by promises broken on electoral reform

Europe

Georgia protesters attempt to shut down state buildings

It follows more than a week of angry demonstrations over parliament's failure to approve planned electoral reforms.

Georgia protesters attempt to shut down state buildings

Georgia

Putin's Georgian flight ban threatens neighbourly relations

Anti-Russian protests in Georgia have exposed long-standing tensions between the two countries.

Putin's Georgian flight ban threatens neighbourly relations

Europe

Georgia: Russian flight ban could cost $300m, experts say

Georgia's economy is facing a difficult summer after Russian President Vladimir Putin's decision to ban flights between Russia and Georgia.

Georgia: Russian flight ban could cost $300m, experts say

Asia

China's Muslim minority seek sanctuary in Kazakhstan

China is closely watching what is happening in Kazakhstan and is concerned about increasing anti-Chinese sentiment.

China's Muslim minority seek sanctuary in Kazakhstan

Asia

Kazakh election: Observers question vote count

Tokayev has won more than 70 percent of the votes cast in a 77 percent turnout, a result he insists is authentic.

Kazakh election: Observers question vote count

Asia

Kazakhstan police and protesters clash after poll

Many protesters say the election did not offer them a real choice.

Kazakhstan police and protesters clash after poll

Asia

Kazakhstan Elections: Vote for new president on Sunday

Kazakhs will vote for the new president for the first time in almost 30 years. Interim President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has been handpicked by former President Nursultan Nazarbayev.

Kazakhstan Elections: Vote for new president on Sunday

Europe

Georgia's wars: Remains of missing people handed over to families

At a ceremony in Tbilisi's Holy Trinity Cathedral, the remains of some of those who went missing during Georgia's past conflicts have finally been returned to their families.

Georgia's wars: Remains of missing people handed over to families

Europe

Georgia's historians fight against censorship of Soviet archives

They accuse the national archive of hiding information about crimes committed when Georgia was part of the erstwhile USSR.

Georgia's historians fight against censorship of Soviet archives

Europe

Hungarians continue protest over 'slave law'

Opposition parties and civil society groups are challenging the government's recent labour law.

Hungarians continue protest over 'slave law'

Europe

Hungarians protest against PM's new so-called 'slave' law

For the first time, Hungarians on both sides of the political spectrum are united in their criticism of Viktor Orban's government.

Hungarians protest against PM's new so-called 'slave' law