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Tajikistan 2020: What to Watch as Tajikistan Approaches an Election Year
January 29, 2019
Tajikistan 2020: What to Watch as Tajikistan Approaches an Election Year
It's a long way off to closely watch a likely predictable election, but here are some key things to keep tabs on.
Tajikistan 2020: What to Watch as Tajikistan Approaches an Election Year
A Tale of Tajik Air's Troubles
January 25, 2019
A Tale of Tajik Air's Troubles
Witness the Tajik nepotocracy at work.
A Tale of Tajik Air's Troubles
Fighting for Tajikistan’s Jailed Lawyers
January 23, 2019
Fighting for Tajikistan’s Jailed Lawyers
On January 24, 2019, Tajik lawyer Buzurgmehr Yorov will have been in prison for 1,215 days for simply doing his job.
Fighting for Tajikistan’s Jailed Lawyers
Previously Jailed Tajik Journalist Ordered Back to Prison
January 14, 2019
Previously Jailed Tajik Journalist Ordered Back to Prison
Khayrullo Mirsaidov, authorities claim, breached a court order by seeing medical treatment abroad.
Previously Jailed Tajik Journalist Ordered Back to Prison
Another Day, Another Child Used as Political Hostage by Tajikistan
August 08, 2018
Another Day, Another Child Used as Political Hostage by Tajikistan
So, how does a 10-year-old end up on a list of wanted persons? In Tajikistan, by relation to an exiled dissident.
Another Day, Another Child Used as Political Hostage by Tajikistan
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
Dushanbe has essentially called the video reportedly showing the attackers pledging allegiance to the Islamic State a false flag.
Why Tajik Authorities Are Denying the Reality of the Islamic State Attack
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
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
What's Stands in the Way of Tajikistan's Development? Basically Everything
June 28, 2018
What's Stands in the Way of Tajikistan's Development? Basically Everything
Bad governance structures and rampant corruption underpin a system that lacks justice.
What's Stands in the Way of Tajikistan's Development? Basically Everything
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
Is Tajikistan Really Clearing Corruption From the Anti-Corruption Agency?
August 01, 2017
Is Tajikistan Really Clearing Corruption From the Anti-Corruption Agency?
Not quite.
Is Tajikistan Really Clearing Corruption From the Anti-Corruption Agency?
Hired: Tajik President's Daughter Lands Deputy Post at a Major Bank
July 21, 2017
Hired: Tajik President's Daughter Lands Deputy Post at a Major Bank
Better to hire a Rahmon, than anger one.
Hired: Tajik President's Daughter Lands Deputy Post at a Major Bank
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
20 Years Later, Tajikistan Rewrites Civil War History
June 28, 2017
20 Years Later, Tajikistan Rewrites Civil War History
"So much has gone awry that most... produce little more than puzzled expressions when asked who is to blame."
20 Years Later, Tajikistan Rewrites Civil War History
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
Nuance Needed: Religious Laws and Enforcement in Tajikistan
May 27, 2017
Nuance Needed: Religious Laws and Enforcement in Tajikistan
“Do people know what the laws are? If not, do the laws matter?”
Nuance Needed: Religious Laws and Enforcement in Tajikistan
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