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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’s Campaign Against the IRPT Continues
December 15, 2015
Tajikistan’s Campaign Against the IRPT Continues
Government officials keep linking the now-illegal party to terrorists, sans evidence.
Tajikistan’s Campaign Against the IRPT Continues
America Finally Speaks Out About the Crushing of Tajik Opposition
October 02, 2015
America Finally Speaks Out About the Crushing of Tajik Opposition
After months of silence, Washington has issued a statement about Tajikistan.
America Finally Speaks Out About the Crushing of Tajik Opposition
Tajikistan's Terror Group List Just Got Bigger
September 30, 2015
Tajikistan's Terror Group List Just Got Bigger
Meanwhile, at the UN Rahmon preaches “mutual trust, and tolerance.”
Tajikistan's Terror Group List Just Got Bigger
Washington Cannot Remain Silent as Tajikistan Becomes a One-Party State
September 25, 2015
Washington Cannot Remain Silent as Tajikistan Becomes a One-Party State
Dushanbe has succeeded in crushing its opposition and the international community has failed to speak up.
Washington Cannot Remain Silent as Tajikistan Becomes a One-Party State
Tajikistan Sinks Further Into Autocracy
September 23, 2015
Tajikistan Sinks Further Into Autocracy
As Dushanbe consolidates a de facto one-party state, the West remains largely silent.
Tajikistan Sinks Further Into Autocracy
It’s 2010 in Central Asia, Again
September 18, 2015
It’s 2010 in Central Asia, Again
The Internet, cotton, bus stops and a flash from the past feature in this week’s recommended reads.
It’s 2010 in Central Asia, Again
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
Tajikistan's Recent Violence: What We Know (and Don't Know)
September 08, 2015
Tajikistan's Recent Violence: What We Know (and Don't Know)
As time goes on, it will becoming increasingly difficult to figure out precisely what happened in Vahdat and Dushanbe.
Tajikistan's Recent Violence: What We Know (and Don't Know)
Tajikistan Arrests 14 For Allegedly Hoisting an ISIS Flag
September 01, 2015
Tajikistan Arrests 14 For Allegedly Hoisting an ISIS Flag
Authorities are pointing at members of the IRPT, though there doesn't seem to be much evidence.
Tajikistan Arrests 14 For Allegedly Hoisting an ISIS Flag
Tajik Authorities Close Opposition Political Office
August 25, 2015
Tajik Authorities Close Opposition Political Office
The Tajik government’s pressure on the Islamic Renaissance Party of Tajikistan is nothing new.
Tajik Authorities Close Opposition Political Office
Tajikistan Asks Russia to Extradite Opposition Members
August 17, 2015
Tajikistan Asks Russia to Extradite Opposition Members
Seven men, allegedly members of Group 24, are likely to be sent back to Tajikistan to face trial.
Tajikistan Asks Russia to Extradite Opposition Members
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
Did Tajikistan Just Monopolize the News?
July 20, 2015
Did Tajikistan Just Monopolize the News?
The country isn’t known for press freedom, but what flexibility existed is under stress.
Did Tajikistan Just Monopolize the News?
Tajikistan Uses Laws to Crush Islamist Opposition
July 10, 2015
Tajikistan Uses Laws to Crush Islamist Opposition
Dushanbe is dismantling the Islamic Renaissance Party, hewing to the letter, but not the spirit, of the law.
Tajikistan Uses Laws to Crush Islamist Opposition
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