The sentencing of IRPT lawyers, after a closed trial, comes days before UN Human Rights Council’s review of Tajikistan's human rights record.
In the latest move in a series of regulations on language and customs, Tajik authorities order journalists to use simpler language.
Veterans of the Soviet-Afghan War in Tajikistan cast themselves as loyal partners of the Rahmon regime. More than political opportunism, this approach resonates with rhetoric inherited from the Soviet era.
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.
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