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Spotlight: Uzbekistan | Kyrgyzstan | Tajikistan

Going to Central Asia? Make the trip count

Going to Central Asia? Make the trip count

Germany’s foreign minister, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, is visiting Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan. He should press for an end to human rights abuses abuses when he meets the presidents and other politicians and speak publicly about specific abuses, including the jailing of activists in all three countries.

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Attacks | Freedom of Assembly | Free Expression & the Law | Tajikistan

  • Members of Tajikistan's peaceful political opposition imprisoned, tortured
  • Members of Tajikistan's peaceful political opposition imprisoned, tortured

    The Tajik government is arresting, imprisoning, and torturing members of the country’s peaceful political opposition. Tajikistan’s deteriorating human rights situation worsened dramatically in the last year with the forced closure of Tajikistan’s leading opposition party, the Islamic Renaissance Party of Tajikistan (IRPT) in September 2015.

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