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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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10 Mar 15
Government tries to obstruct Islamic State recruitment with public information as well as arrests.
7 Mar 15
Restricted opportunities to campaign at local as well as national level.
5 Mar 15
Creating an all-loyal parliament may look like the easy option, but it shuts off channels for articulating popular resentment.
27 Feb 15
Despite multiparty process, there's little doubt who will win parliamentary polls.
13 Feb 15
Lack of scrutiny enables agencies to deceive prospective seasonal workers.
5 Feb 15
Commentators blame poverty and lack of education.
27 Jan 15
Wives left behind to manage households as husbands make new lives abroad and stop sending money home.
26 Jan 15
Even the chance of low-paid casual labour is enough to draw people in from the countryside.
23 Jan 15
New work-permit and passport rules could encourage illegal immigration, but there are higher penalties for those who are caught.
9 Jan 15
Falling money transfers from people working in Russia will work through the Tajik economy, reducing purchasing power and raising prices.

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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.