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Tajikistan’s Child Hostages
August 06, 2018
Tajikistan’s Child Hostages
How a 4-year-old child became a hostage in Tajikistan’s battles against the exiled opposition.
Tajikistan’s Child Hostages
Islamic State Claims Tajikistan Car Attack
July 31, 2018
Islamic State Claims Tajikistan Car Attack
Meanwhile, Dushanbe has reflexively accused the IRPT of coordinating the attack.
Islamic State Claims Tajikistan Car Attack
Detailing an Arbitrary Detention in Tajikistan
July 06, 2018
Detailing an Arbitrary Detention in Tajikistan
The details of Dushanbe’s human rights violations tell the story of a state afraid of its own people but not of international law.
Detailing an Arbitrary Detention in Tajikistan
Tajik Activist Returned to Tajikistan From Turkey
February 22, 2018
Tajik Activist Returned to Tajikistan From Turkey
Human rights groups say Namunjon Sharipov was forcibly returned to Tajikistan.
Tajik Activist Returned to Tajikistan From Turkey
Greek Court Denies Tajik Extradition Request for IRPT Member
November 30, 2017
Greek Court Denies Tajik Extradition Request for IRPT Member
Mirzorakhim Kuzov had been detained in Greece after Tajikistan submitted an Interpol red notice against him.
Greek Court Denies Tajik Extradition Request for IRPT Member
EU, Tajikistan Hold Human Rights Dialogue, Say Almost Nothing
October 17, 2017
EU, Tajikistan Hold Human Rights Dialogue, Say Almost Nothing
The dialogue was "open and honest" and meaningless.
EU, Tajikistan Hold Human Rights Dialogue, Say Almost Nothing
Tajik State TV Documentary Accuses Iran of Civil War Meddling
August 10, 2017
Tajik State TV Documentary Accuses Iran of Civil War Meddling
Feeding on old rumors, the documentary is further indication of a deteriorating relationship.
Tajik State TV Documentary Accuses Iran of Civil War Meddling
Tajikistan Turns Up Heat on Families of Political Dissidents
July 20, 2017
Tajikistan Turns Up Heat on Families of Political Dissidents
Dushanbe is always watching.
Tajikistan Turns Up Heat on Families of Political Dissidents
Record Number of Tajiks Knocked at the EU's Door in 2016
June 13, 2017
Record Number of Tajiks Knocked at the EU's Door in 2016
In 2016, 830 Tajik citizens applied for asylum at the Polish border -- up from just 105 in 2014.
Record Number of Tajiks Knocked at the EU's Door in 2016
No Justice for Lawyers in Tajikistan
May 25, 2017
No Justice for Lawyers in Tajikistan
New report, same old story: Dushanbe's crackdown on lawyers continues.
No Justice for Lawyers in Tajikistan
Exiled Tajik Opposition Leader Speaks
May 01, 2017
Exiled Tajik Opposition Leader Speaks
“When the repression machine begins to work, it destroys everyone."
Exiled Tajik Opposition Leader Speaks
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
OSCE Manages to Irritate Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Human Rights Advocates, Too
September 27, 2016
OSCE Manages to Irritate Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Human Rights Advocates, Too
The organization's annual human rights conference has become the focus point for frustration.
OSCE Manages to Irritate Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Human Rights Advocates, Too
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
Tajikistan at 25: A Bastion of Torture and Repression
September 08, 2016
Tajikistan at 25: A Bastion of Torture and Repression
After 25 years of independence, Tajikistan is a bastion of torture and repression.
Tajikistan at 25: A Bastion of Torture and Repression
In Tajikistan, Persecution Is a Family Affair
August 25, 2016
In Tajikistan, Persecution Is a Family Affair
Dushanbe continues to pursue its opponents, targeting their lawyers and families now that the core IRPT is in jail.
In Tajikistan, Persecution Is a Family Affair
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