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UN Security Council adopts ceasefire resolution amid pandemic

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The U.N. Security Council yesterday unanimously adopted a resolution calling for a 90-day global ceasefire as the coronavirus pandemic continues to rage around the world.   In the resolution, the U.N. Security Council asked “all parties to armed conflicts to engage immediately in a durable humanitarian pause for at least 90 consecutive days” as many Read More

Somon Air to bring back Tajik nationals stranded in Europe

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On July 8, Tajikistan’s privately owned air carrier Somon Air will operate flight Dushanbe-Frankfurt-Dushanbe to bring back Tajik nationals stranded in Germany due to the coronavirus pandemic.   According to some sources, ticket for this flight costs 750.00 euros.   Persons concerned can apply for registration to Tajikistan’s diplomatic missions in the mentioned regions.   Read More

The number of people infected with COVID-19 exceeds 6,000 in Tajikistan

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51 new officially confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) were reported in Tajikistan yesterday, bringing a total number of officially confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country to 6,005 as of the evening of July 1, according to the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Population (MoHSPP).   4,627 COVID-19 patients (+59) have Read More

CPJ calls on Tajik leader to reject amendments on ‘fake’ news

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President Emomali Rahmon should not ratify proposed legal amendments that would threaten free expression in the country, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) said on June 30.   “The proposed amendments to Tajikistan’s administrative code are a clear license for authorities to expand censorship efforts in the name of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic,” said CPJ Read More

Head of state inaugurates a new shopping mall, gives presents to orphans

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While in Khujand, the head of state inaugurated a new shopping mall “Khujand Plaza”.   Construction of this shopping mall, which consists of two four-story buildings, was financed local entrepreneur Shavkat Ayubov.   The cost of the Khujand Plaza mall is eight million somoni, the Tajik president’s official website says.   President Rahmon met with Read More

Human rights watchdogs calls on Tajik authorities to ensure that journalists and media outlets can carry out their work free from government interference

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The Price of Silence vs. the Cost of Speaking: Media Freedom in Tajikistan, in particular, notes that the stifling of media freedom has been going on for several years and has been particularly apparent during the current COVID-19 pandemic.   The organizations are calling on the Tajikistani authorities to ensure that journalists and media outlets Read More