Stories about Tajikistan from October, 2013
In Tajikistan where most people have not even heard about Halloween, even rare Halloween fun raises eyebrows.
Some presidents in Central Asian countries sing, dance, and play musical instruments. When they fail to impress their populations, however, people sing against them.
A relative of the Tajik president has left the country after causing a fatal accident. Netizens now scorn at police and urge the president to keep his family in check.
As Tajikistan adopts ethical guidelines for the users of internet services and personal electronic devices, netizens fear that he authorities might use the document to control free expression.
Saddened by the failure of Tajikistan's female presidential candidate to enter the race, netizens are pessimistic about the country's future. Some say they will boycott the vote and emigrate.
A recent incident in the capital of Tajikistan has revealed how much the country's netizens hate presidential motorcades.