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Tajik actor sentenced to 15 years in prison for extortion

3 weeks ago Web Desk 0
An official at the Dushanbe court where the actor was tried said that Behrouz Saeed, 25, had his prison sentence cut by three years under an amnesty.       The official didn’t provide further details.       According to an official at the state anti-corruption agency, Saeed was arrested in April and his Read More

The date for presidential election in Tajikistan will be set in late August

3 weeks ago Web Desk 0
According to norms of Tajikistan’s legislation, the date of presidential election in the country is set at a joint meeting of both chambers of parliament no later than two months before the expiration of term of the incumbent president.       Recall, amendments made to the country’s law on election of the president, in Read More

AKDN and Better Shelter build COVID-19 rapid response centers

3 weeks ago Web Desk 0
According to the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), four of the centers reportedly use shelter units donated by Better Shelter.       The urgent nature of the pandemic demands rapidly deployable, easy to build, adaptable technologies. While AKAH has the expertise and effective construction solutions to build structures quickly for emergency response that are Read More

EU, UN Children’s Fund deliver personal protective equipment to 153 prioritized hospital across Tajikistan

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The Delegation of the European Union in Tajikistan together with UNICEF Tajikistan and Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Population of Tajikistan (MoHSPP) are reportedly finalizing the distribution of the first 24.7 tons delivered as part of the European Union’s contribution to Tajikistan’s emergency COVID-19 response.       The distribution of personal Read More

U.S. Department of State re-designates Tajikistan as CPC in terms of religious liberty violations

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The Committee on Religion, Regulation of Traditions, Celebrations, and Ceremonies (CRA) under the Government of Tajikistan reportedly maintains a broad mandate that includes approving registration of religious associations, construction of houses of worship, participation of children in religious education, and the dissemination of religious literature.   On September 10, a court in Khujand convicted Jehovah’s Read More