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Nargiz Zakirova
21 Feb 05
The authorities' appear to be counting on international concern over Muslim radicalism in their attempt to rid themselves of a banned Islamic group.
Nargiz Zakirova
21 Feb 05
Residents of rural areas remain at the mercy of thousands of wartime mines, which the government cannot afford to remove.
Nargiz Zakirova
21 Feb 05
The Islamic establishment in Dushanbe is concerned that a growing number of young people are joining non-Muslim faith groups.
Nargiz Zakirova
21 Feb 05
Nine officers are sent to prison for using violence to secure confessions, but corruption and poor training mean police criminality is still endemic.
Nargiz Zakirova
21 Feb 05
The closure of a number of mosques has led to speculation of an imminent government campaign against the Islamic opposition.
Nargiz Zakirova
21 Feb 05
Islam may approve of men having more than one wife, but the Tajik authorities are not prepared to legalise the practice.
Nargiz Zakirova
21 Feb 05
Dushanbe appears to be trying to appease Tashkent following a rare visit from the Uzbek president.
Nargiz Zakirova
21 Feb 05
The increase in the drugs trade and the growth in seasonal workers are seen as factors in the dramatic climb in AIDS statistics.