The Tajik authorities are in the midst of an all-out campaign to regulate all aspects of Muslim activity, say human rights defenders. From Forum 18.
President Emomali Rahmon suggests holding the holidays on consecutive days in the latest of a series of eccentric proposals.
Case follows a pattern set by previous trials of opposition figures and their legal advisers.
UN expert says Dushanbe is limiting access to media and communication networks and harassing journalists, lawyers, activists.
Were ‘Taliban’ fighters crossing the Afghan border terrorists, drug smugglers, or both?
People urged to stock up on food in case of drought; cabinet ordered to secure food supplies.
Human rights groups say Tajik authorities are targeting émigrés above all in Russia, Belarus, Moldova and Turkey.
Kazakhstan has ordered all Internet users to install ‘national security certificates.’
If the vote succeeds as expected, veteran leader Emomali Rahmon will be able to establish what amounts to a political dynasty.
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