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More than 535,000 Uzbeks visited Tajikistan this year so far

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According to official data from the Agency for Statistics under the President of Tajikistan, more than 535,000 nationals of Uzbekistan have visited Tajikistan over the first nine months of this year.   The majority of them have reportedly arrived in Tajikistan to see their relatives, study, undergo medical treatment and have a rest.   In Read More

OSCE Media Freedom Representative calls on Tajik authorities to address various media freedom issues

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The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, Teresa Ribeiro, raised several media freedom issues during her official visit to Tajikistan between October 3 and October 7, 2022.   A statement released by the OSCE on October 7 says Ms. Ribeiro met with Deputy Minister of Culture Davlat Safarzoda, First Deputy Prosecutor-General Abdughaffor Hikmatullozoda and Read More

Rahmon congratulates Putin on his birthday

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President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon has congratulated his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on his 70th birthday and wished him all the best.   The Tajik president’s official website says that in his message of congratulations that was sent to Vladimir Putin Friday morning, Emomali Rahmon, in particular, says: “As a strong, wise and strong-willed leader, Read More

Inmates planning to create a radical group in Khujand prison detained, says Penitentiary Directorate head

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Head of the Main Penitentiary Directorate of the Ministry of Justice, Mansourjon Umarov, has confirmed information about detention of group of prison inmates who were planning to create an organized radical group in the Khujand prison.   “To-date, criminal proceedings have been instituted against several leaders and activists of this organization,” Umarov told Asia-Plus in Read More

Tajikistan calls on international community to declare 2025 as the International Year for Glaciers Preservation

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Tajikistan has taken part in the 9th ministerial conference dealing with the environment and education for a sustainable development. The event is hosted in Nicosia by the government of Cyprus, during the period from October 5-7, 2022.   The event, officially entitled “The 9th Environment for Europe Ministerial Conference”, is organized in cooperation with the Read More

Rights activists insist Central Asian labor migrants being conned in Russia

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Eurasianet says desperate to bolster the size of its army in Ukraine, Russia is resorting to trickery, bribery, and intimidation to enlist foreign laborers, particularly ones from Central Asia.   And this has reportedly been complicated by the steep rise in the cost of airfares to countries like Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.   Eurasianet notes Read More

World Bank reiterates support for Tajikistan’s efforts to achieve resilience and inclusive economic growth

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The World Bank Dushanbe Office said on October 5 that during his visit to Tajikistan, Axel van Trotsenburg, World Bank Managing Director of Operations, has met with President Emomali Rahmon and reiterated support for the country’s efforts to achieve resilient and inclusive economic growth given the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and the war in Read More

‘False Logic’ of Deterrence Elevates Role of Nuclear Weapons in Security Doctrines, First Committee Hears as General Debate Continues

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International Community Urged to Double Down on Life-Saving Conventions It was deeply disturbing that nuclear-weapon States and States under extended nuclear‑deterrence guarantees had increased the salience of nuclear weapons in their security and nuclear doctrines, policies and postures, the First Committee (Disarmament and International Security) heard today as it continued its general debate. Egypt’s representative, Read More

Concluding visit to Tajikistan, OSCE Media Freedom Representative calls on authorities to address various media freedom issues, and offers assistance

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DUSHANBE, 7 October 2022 – The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, Teresa Ribeiro, raised several media freedom issues during her official visit to Tajikistan between 3 and 7 October 2022. Ribeiro met with Deputy Minister of Culture Davlat Safarzoda, First Deputy Prosecutor General Abdugaffor Khikmatullozoda and Deputy Ombudsperson Mijgona Bobojonzoda. At those meetings, Read More

Tajik Blogger Imomali Goes On Trial On Charges Rights Groups Call Unfounded

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DUSHANBE — Tajik blogger Daleri Imomali has gone on trial in Dushanbe on charges human rights organizations call unfounded. Sources close to prosecutor’s office in Dushanbe told RFE/RL on October 7 that The Shohmansur district court in the Tajik capital started the trial behind closed doors on that day. Imomali is charged with illegal entrepreneurship, premeditated false Read More