Tajikistan

5 July 2017
The Long Echo of the War
This year marks 20 years since the signing of peace accords in Tajikistan, a peace that might have come at the cost of its democratic freedoms. From openDemocracy.
By Bakhtiyor Sobiri
 
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6 June 2017
Job Shortage Forces Tajik Women to Adapt Premium

One woman’s bitter experience as a migrant worker underlines the increasing strain on working women in Central Asia’s poorest nation.

 
15 May 2017
Made in Uzbekistan Brand Wows Tajikistan
When a delegation of traders from Uzbekistan recently came to show off their wares in Tajikistan, it caused a minor sensation. From EurasiaNet.org.
 
12 May 2017
Tajikistan Detains Son of High-Ranking Defector to Islamic State Premium

Authorities say the teenager wanted to leave the country to join his father, a top IS commander – if he is still alive.

 
27 April 2017
Tajik Anti-Corruption Officials Detained Premium

Sweep comes months after leader Rahmon’s son left the anti-corruption agency to become mayor of Dushanbe.

 
19 April 2017
Tajik Book Ban Seen as Targeting Radical Literature

On a related note, will mandatory attendance at the theater improve the Tajik police’s poor human rights record?

 
13 April 2017
Uzbek Airliner Voyages Into Uncharted Territory Premium

The 40-minute hop is another sign of Tashkent’s improving relations with neighboring Tajikistan.

 
28 March 2017
Tajik Army Begins Exercises With Russians – and Americans Premium

China’s presence on the porous Tajik-Afghan border is also rising.

 
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17 March 2017
Malnutrition Lingers in Post-Soviet World: Report Premium

Tajikistan remains at risk for problems caused by undernourishment, while obesity is a rising problem across the region.

 
2 February 2017
After Tajikistan, Kazakhstan Bans Unregistered Mobiles Premium

In the name of security, mobile phone and internet users face mounting restrictions and higher costs.

 

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