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· July, 2013

Stories about Tajikistan from July, 2013

9 July 2013

Journalist Sued for Comparing Tajik ‘Intelligentsia’ to Excrement

Tajikistan's state-approved 'intelligentsia' is showing itself to be more thin-skinned than intelligent. Members of pro-government intellectual circles are currently suing a journalist at an independent news agency for quoting and...

4 July 2013

Tajik MP is Against Mixed Marriages “Especially with Chinese“

It is rare that the deputies in Tajikistan's pliant parliament become national talking points, but Saodat Amirshoeva, a female MP with strong views about mixed marriages, is fast becoming a...