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Tajikistan: Supreme Court frees convicts accused of terrorism

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Tajikistan, Law

In an unexpected move, Tajikistan’s Supreme Court has commuted the sentences of 29 convicts originally sentenced on terrorism charges — and the decision, one of only two of its kind in the last five years, is very fishy, reports neweurasia’s Alpharabius [1]. “But whatever the intention, the decision reeks of hypocrisy,” he writes.