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Jailed Tajik Lawyer's Lawyer Flees, Fearing Her Client's Fate
March 31, 2017
Jailed Tajik Lawyer's Lawyer Flees, Fearing Her Client's Fate
Who will defend the defenders when all the lawyers are detained?
Jailed Tajik Lawyer's Lawyer Flees, Fearing Her Client's Fate
No Surprises in Tajikistan: Rights Lawyers Given Long Prison Sentences
October 07, 2016
No Surprises in Tajikistan: Rights Lawyers Given Long Prison Sentences
Dushanbe has ensured that future targets of the state may not have anyone to defend them.
No Surprises in Tajikistan: Rights Lawyers Given Long Prison Sentences
Tajik Authorities Seek Long Prison Terms for IRPT Lawyers
September 20, 2016
Tajik Authorities Seek Long Prison Terms for IRPT Lawyers
Meanwhile, in Geneva Tajikistan's human rights record will be up for discussion.
Tajik Authorities Seek Long Prison Terms for IRPT Lawyers
Top Opposition Leaders Given Life Sentences in Tajikistan
June 02, 2016
Top Opposition Leaders Given Life Sentences in Tajikistan
A dozen other IRPT leaders were given between two and 28 years.
Top Opposition Leaders Given Life Sentences in Tajikistan
Trial of IRPT Members Begins in Tajikistan
February 10, 2016
Trial of IRPT Members Begins in Tajikistan
In less than a year the IRPT has gone from sitting in Parliament to a closed-door trial.
Trial of IRPT Members Begins in Tajikistan
Cultural Rifts and Horse Penis Jokes
January 09, 2016
Cultural Rifts and Horse Penis Jokes
Also, Tajikistan in the Saudi Arabia-Iran split and the Silk Road’s revival; weekend reads.
Cultural Rifts and Horse Penis Jokes
Tajikistan’s Islamic Disunity on Display at Islamic Unity Conference
December 31, 2015
Tajikistan’s Islamic Disunity on Display at Islamic Unity Conference
Bet the between-session chatter was awkward.
Tajikistan’s Islamic Disunity on Display at Islamic Unity Conference
Nuance Needed: Is Tajikistan Unstable?
December 17, 2015
Nuance Needed: Is Tajikistan Unstable?
Are crackdowns the thrashings of a weak state or the calculated moves of a regime carefully consolidating its power?
Nuance Needed: Is Tajikistan Unstable?
Tajikistan's Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Year
December 16, 2015
Tajikistan's Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Year
Human rights advocates and opposition figures tell a dark story of descent into crisis.
Tajikistan's Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Year
Tajikistan Pins Recent Violence on Islamic Party
September 18, 2015
Tajikistan Pins Recent Violence on Islamic Party
If Dushanbe is to be believed, all of its opponents and critics colluded to topple the state.
Tajikistan Pins Recent Violence on Islamic Party
Jailed Tajik Opposition Politician Given Additional Time
August 12, 2015
Jailed Tajik Opposition Politician Given Additional Time
A court in Tajikistan added three years to Zaid Saidov's existing 26-year sentence.
Jailed Tajik Opposition Politician Given Additional Time
Death of the Tajik Opposition
July 23, 2015
Death of the Tajik Opposition
Amnesty just isn’t what it used to be.
Death of the Tajik Opposition
How Fragile Is the Peace in Tajikistan?
June 23, 2015
How Fragile Is the Peace in Tajikistan?
As the IRPT's leader contemplates returning, the country's peace has never seemed so tenuous.
How Fragile Is the Peace in Tajikistan?
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