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18 November, 2019 / tajikistan
Teachers toil in cotton fields as Tajikistan tries to fix trade imbalance

Teachers toil in cotton fields as Tajikistan tries to fix trade imbalance

Farmers are forced to grow it. Teachers are forced to pick it. And though everyone loses, the government still thinks cotton will fix its lopsided balance of trade.
18 January, 2018 / tajikistan
Tajikistan. Events of 2017

Tajikistan. Events of 2017

Tajikistan’s human rights record worsened further in 2017, as authorities deepened a severe, widespread crackdown on free expression and association, peaceful political opposition activity, the independent legal profession, and the independent exercise of religious faith.
05 October, 2017 / tajikistan
Tajikistan: Buzurgmehr Yorov is in punitive confinement. His life is under threat.

Tajikistan: Buzurgmehr Yorov is in punitive confinement. His life is under threat.

The authorities of Tajikistan continue to worsen conditions for the lawyer Buzurgmehr Yorov. His life is staying under threat. The conditions in the punitive confinement leave much to be desired. Relatives of Buzurgmehr are also under constant pressure through threatening and intimidation. They are forbidden to tell anybody anything on situation of Buzurgmehr.
07 September, 2015 / tajikistan
Tajikistan: Migrant workers’ rights and the 2018 World Cup

Tajikistan: Migrant workers’ rights and the 2018 World Cup

On 26-27 August 2015 leaders and activists of the Building Materials Workers Union of Tajikistan came together from different regions in the country to discuss migrant workers’ rights protection and pre-departure training.