Tajikistan | Institute for War and Peace Reporting


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Global Voices

20 Oct 16
Action finally taken following radio story on their decades-long wait.
Daniil prepares to go to school for the first time. (Photo: Roman Buryak)
Photo Essay
22 Sep 16
Families willing to go to great lengths to ensure children get a specialised education.
Businessman Abubakr Azizkhodzhaev was imprisoned in Tajikistan. (Photo: Human Rights Watch)
16 Sep 16
Regimes are jumping on an anti-incitement bandwagon to silence critics.
The streets of Dushanbe were filled with marchers. (Photo: Roman Buryak/IWPR)
Photo Essay
15 Sep 16
Many participants given little choice but to take part in mass celebrations.
Alena Kharlamova pictured whilst living in college halls of residence. (Photo: Zarina Ergasheva)
11 Aug 16
There is little state provision for a particularly vulnerable sector of the population.
Tajik army soldiers. (Photo: Shodmon Holov)
7 Jul 16
Dushanbe wants to boost its defence forces, but people simply don’t want to join up.
Ibrohim Usmonov, member of Tajik Journalists' Union. (Photo courtesy of I. Usmonov)
28 Jun 16
Credible reporting is disappearing from the public discourse.
There is a tiny community of about 50 punks in Tajikistan. They are mostly based in the capital Dushanbe. (Photo: Maina Schwarz)
7 Jun 16
Economic troubles and official disapproval takes its toll on a dwindling subculture.
Rural Tajikistan. (Photo: Evgeni Zotov/Flickr)
4 May 16
Disturbing trend sees mothers driven to desperate measures.
Нигина Бахриева возглавляет Коалицию НПО против пыток в Таджикистане. (Фото из архива Н. Бахриевой)
25 Apr 16
Hopes that new legislation will help change culture of impunity.