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Tajikistan

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28 Aug 15
Parents struggle to understand why young men went off to fight in faraway war.
(Photo: Dina Tokbaeva)
31 Jul 15
New law seen as restricting media diversity and journalists’ ability to find things out.
24 Jul 15
Government says it is mobilising aid but villagers say more is urgently needed.
22 Jul 15
Most settlers have gone back to their mountain village after landing in a desert region.
Defending Tajikistan’s border with Afghanistan presents huge challenges, not least because of the steep terrain. This river marks the frontier. (Photo: Citt/Flickr)
13 Jul 15
Government think-tank says 8,000 militants are operating in parts of Afghanistan near to the Tajik frontier.
2 Jun 15
Government wants to ban baby names that are "too Arabic". In a Muslim country, that won't be easy.
22 May 15
Once a husband decides to make his temporary stay abroad more permanent, there is little that wives can do to secure maintenance.
8 May 15
President denounces "alien" forms of clothing and his police follow up by issuing warnings to women wearing hijab.
Islamic University in Dushanbe, where women can wear Muslim headscarves. (Photo: Humairo Bakhtiyor)
1 May 15
The idea that banning Islamic forms of dress will eliminate extremism is facile, experts say.
Oinikhol Bobonazarova. (Photo: Galim Faskhutdinov)
Interview
17 Apr 15
In the midst of crisis, authorities seem to be prioritising unnecessary, bad laws.

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