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Tajikistan Under Review: A Familiar Litany of Human Rights Concerns
July 25, 2019

Tajikistan Under Review: A Familiar Litany of Human Rights Concerns

By Catherine Putz
Comparing Tajikistan’s last two reviews by the Human Rights Committee, it’s clear Dushnabe isn’t interested in improvement.

Tajikistan's Human Rights Record up for Review
July 04, 2019

Tajikistan's Human Rights Record up for Review

By Catherine Putz
Since its last review at the UN Human Rights Committee, Tajikistan has pursued a significant crackdown on political rights.
Tajikistan’s Prison Riot: More Than Meets the Eye
May 25, 2019

Tajikistan’s Prison Riot: More Than Meets the Eye

By Catherine Putz
The details remain fuzzy, but the conclusion is clear: Something is very wrong.

Why Tajik Authorities Are Denying the Reality of the Islamic State Attack
August 07, 2018

Why Tajik Authorities Are Denying the Reality of the Islamic State Attack

By Catherine Putz
Dushanbe has essentially called the video reportedly showing the attackers pledging allegiance to the Islamic State a false flag.

Tajikistan’s Child Hostages
August 06, 2018

Tajikistan’s Child Hostages

By Agnieszka Pikulicka-Wilczewska
How a 4-year-old child became a hostage in Tajikistan’s battles against the exiled opposition.

Islamic State Claims Tajikistan Car Attack
July 31, 2018

Islamic State Claims Tajikistan Car Attack

By Catherine Putz
Meanwhile, Dushanbe has reflexively accused the IRPT of coordinating the attack.

Detailing an Arbitrary Detention in Tajikistan
July 06, 2018

Detailing an Arbitrary Detention in Tajikistan

By Catherine Putz
The details of Dushanbe’s human rights violations tell the story of a state afraid of its own people but not of international law.
Tajik Activist Returned to Tajikistan From Turkey
February 22, 2018

Tajik Activist Returned to Tajikistan From Turkey

By Catherine Putz
Human rights groups say Namunjon Sharipov was forcibly returned to Tajikistan.

Greek Court Denies Tajik Extradition Request for IRPT Member
November 30, 2017

Greek Court Denies Tajik Extradition Request for IRPT Member

By Catherine Putz
Mirzorakhim Kuzov had been detained in Greece after Tajikistan submitted an Interpol red notice against him.

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.

Tajik State TV Documentary Accuses Iran of Civil War Meddling
August 10, 2017

Tajik State TV Documentary Accuses Iran of Civil War Meddling

By Catherine Putz
Feeding on old rumors, the documentary is further indication of a deteriorating relationship.
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.

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