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Tajikistan Talks the Talk on Rights, But Opposition Trials Continue
May 12, 2016

Tajikistan Talks the Talk on Rights, But Opposition Trials Continue

By Catherine Putz
Dushanbe says the right things in international forums, but hasn’t made measurable progress in fulfilling its rights commitments.
Kazakhstan Scrambles to Deflate Protest Tensions
May 07, 2016

Kazakhstan Scrambles to Deflate Protest Tensions

By Catherine Putz
And Tajikistan tries to distract from human rights criticisms; recommended reads.

Tajikistan's Attack on Lawyers
May 05, 2016

Tajikistan's Attack on Lawyers

By Catherine Putz
Dushanbe's campaign against human rights lawyers has not gone unnoticed.

Kazakh Reporter Acquitted of Drug Charges
March 05, 2016

Kazakh Reporter Acquitted of Drug Charges

By Catherine Putz
Worries about northern Kazakhstan's ethnic Russians, rights in Turkmenistan, and other recommended reads.

Tajikistan Reaches Beyond Its Borders to Silence Opposition
February 17, 2016

Tajikistan Reaches Beyond Its Borders to Silence Opposition

By Catherine Putz
A pair of human rights organizations say Tajik authorities reach far beyond their borders to shut down opposition voices.
Turkmenistan’s Insecurity Nexus
October 12, 2015

Turkmenistan’s Insecurity Nexus

By Bradley Jardine
When Ashgabat's elites perceive themselves as vulnerable, violent crackdowns and repression ensues.

Forced Labor Persists in Uzbek Cotton Harvest
September 25, 2015

Forced Labor Persists in Uzbek Cotton Harvest

By Catherine Putz
Tashkent continues to coerce citizens into picking cotton, and harass human rights activists making not of it.
Turkmenistan Holds 14-Year Old Hostage
September 22, 2015

Turkmenistan Holds 14-Year Old Hostage

By Catherine Putz
Geldy Kyarizov's daughter and sister-in-law remain barred from leaving the country, a ploy to ensure Kyarizov's return.

Washington’s Military Gift to Uzbekistan Questioned
July 09, 2015

Washington’s Military Gift to Uzbekistan Questioned

By Casey Michel
A donation of military vehicles to a regime with a poor human rights record is questioned in Congress.

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