Stories about Tajikistan from April, 2015
The Tajik flag - similar in appearance to the Iranian flag - was everywhere at this year's Persian parade.
"They got to me too… Today, three policemen took me to Khujand police station and shaved my beard forcedly. This country does not have a future!"
"And who will rescue us? We live in Yemen, work as doctors, there are more than 300 of us, 400 if to count children too."
"We poor, desperate Tajiks die on the way to state borders, in the streets and bazaars, on building sites and other dirty places. Alas, no-one takes care of us."