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Fighting for Tajikistan’s Jailed Lawyers
January 23, 2019

Fighting for Tajikistan’s Jailed Lawyers

By Marc Gottridge
On January 24, 2019, Tajik lawyer Buzurgmehr Yorov will have been in prison for 1,215 days for simply doing his job.

EU, Tajikistan Hold Human Rights Dialogue, Say Almost Nothing
October 17, 2017

EU, Tajikistan Hold Human Rights Dialogue, Say Almost Nothing

By Catherine Putz
The dialogue was "open and honest" and meaningless.
In Tajikistan, Lawyer Buzurgmehr Yorov Faces Even More Charges
August 04, 2017

In Tajikistan, Lawyer Buzurgmehr Yorov Faces Even More Charges

By Catherine Putz
Tajikistan is heaping insult upon injury with its merciless persecution of a lawyer, his lawyer, and his family.

Tajikistan Turns Up Heat on Families of Political Dissidents
July 20, 2017

Tajikistan Turns Up Heat on Families of Political Dissidents

By Catherine Putz
Dushanbe is always watching.

No Justice for Lawyers in Tajikistan
May 25, 2017

No Justice for Lawyers in Tajikistan

By Catherine Putz
New report, same old story: Dushanbe's crackdown on lawyers continues.

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

By Catherine Putz
Who will defend the defenders when all the lawyers are detained?

Turkey Says Kazakhstan Will Host Syria Peace Talks
December 17, 2016

Turkey Says Kazakhstan Will Host Syria Peace Talks

By Catherine Putz
A discussion of donkeyness, what’s next for Rustam Azimov, and Central Asia at 25.
Tajikistan’s Magnitsky: The Case for a Global Magnitsky Act
December 02, 2016

Tajikistan’s Magnitsky: The Case for a Global Magnitsky Act

By Marius Fossum
The plight of Buzurgmehr Yorov illustrates the need for Magnitsky-inspired sanctions.

No Surprises in Tajikistan: Rights Lawyers Given Long Prison Sentences
October 07, 2016

No Surprises in Tajikistan: Rights Lawyers Given Long Prison Sentences

By Catherine Putz
Dushanbe has ensured that future targets of the state may not have anyone to defend them.

Tajik Authorities Seek Long Prison Terms for IRPT Lawyers
September 20, 2016

Tajik Authorities Seek Long Prison Terms for IRPT Lawyers

By Catherine Putz
Meanwhile, in Geneva Tajikistan's human rights record will be up for discussion.

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