Tajikistan: Severe Crackdown on Political Opposition

Tajikistan’s human rights record continues to deteriorate amid an ongoing crack down on freedom of expression and political opposition and pressure on the independent media

Tajikistan: Severe Crackdown on Political Opposition

World Bulletin / News Desk

The Tajik government is arresting, imprisoning, and torturing members of the country’s peaceful political opposition, Human Rights Watch and the Norwegian Helsinki Committee said today. The government is also targeting perceived critics abroad, seeking their detention and extradition back to Tajikistan, and has forcibly disappeared critics abroad only to have them reappear in Tajik custody.

Read the report here.

 

Last Mod: 25 Ekim 2016, 12:33
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