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Tajikistan

Journalists trained by IWPR produce news, analysis, and comment pieces on the issues that affect their countries and communities.

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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)
Interview
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)
Interview
25 Apr 16
Hopes that new legislation will help change culture of impunity.
Tajik panellists during the April 7 Skype debate organised by IWPR. (Photo: IWPR)
21 Apr 16
Both sides say they can support each other in building new post-conflict realities.
Karnay musicians perform in Dushanbe on their long trumpets, which can be up to two metres long. (Photo: Bahriddin Isamutdinov)
22 Mar 16
Tajiks welcome the start of a new year with mass festivities.
Mardikors (Tajik for hired worker) gather in a market in Dushanbe. (Photo: Nosim Isamov)
10 Mar 16
Kyrgystan’s membership of a Moscow-led trading bloc has softened the blow for its citizens, but Uzbeks and Tajiks are clearly suffering.

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Moslawi traditional band playing music from the 19th century. (Photo: IWPR)
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Hugely popular event highlights city’s rehabilitation and recovery.