Tajikistan

5 September 2018
Transforming Tajikistan

A new book focuses on Tajik society’s turn to Islam as a means of coping with disorder. From openDemocracy.

By Edward Lemon
 
23 August 2018
Tajik Leader Returns Uzbek President’s Historic Visit Premium

With Uzbek leader Mirziyoyev winning kudos for opening up to the world, could his neighbor be tempted to follow a similar path?

 
10 August 2018
Tajikistan Insists Islamic State Did Not Kill Western Tourists Premium

Officials are sticking to their original story, blaming the attack on a domestic Islamist party.

 
31 July 2018
Dushanbe Blames Deadly Tourist Attack on Home-Grown Terrorists Premium

ISIS has also claimed responsibility for Sunday’s killings of Western cyclists.

 
30 July 2018
Human Rights Groups Say Sick Tajik Boy Victim of Politically Motivated Travel Ban Premium

Critically ill boy, needing treatment abroad, is the grandson of leader of banned party.

 
12 July 2018
Tajikistan Sentences Journalist to 12 Years in Jail

Khairullo Mirsaidov’s case has garnered little attention from the international community. From Eurasianet. 

 
8 June 2018
Tajikistan: No Laughing Matter as Comedian Journalist Goes on Trial Premium

Mirsaidov was swiftly arrested after complaining to the president about corruption. From Eurasianet.

 
29 March 2018
Tajikistan Slams U.S. General’s Claim of Taliban Link Premium

Leader of U.S. forces in Afghanistan also says Russia exaggerates numbers of IS fighters there to legitimize its ties with the Taliban.

 
22 March 2018
Superpower Chess Games in Central Asia Premium

Washington may be giving up on Kyrgyzstan, China ups its game in Tajikistan, and both keep a watchful eye on Moscow.

 
8 March 2018
Tajik Dissidents Running Out of Safe Havens Premium

Turkey is increasingly hostile to religious exiles and other opponents of harsh Dushanbe regime, Tajik activists claim.

 

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