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Tajikistan: Students Forced to Love President

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Tajikistan, Citizen Media, Education, Youth

As the president of Tajikistan tours the country's northern province of Sughd, blogger Teocrat reports [1] [ru] that thousands of students were mobilized to greet the president wherever he goes. This has become a standard practice in Sughd. In June, thousands of students were sent [2] to the streets to greet the president's cortege in the capital of the province.