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Man Arrested for ‘Insulting’ Tajik President on Facebook

Written by Alexander Sodiqov On 4 June 2014 @ 15:07 pm | No Comments

In Central Asia & Caucasus, Citizen Media, English, Freedom of Speech, Politics, Quick Reads, Russian, Tajikistan

Security agencies in Tajikistan have detained a Facebook user on charges of “insulting” the country's president. According to a local news agency, the 30-year-old man was arrested [1] [ru] after posting “slanderous” images and texts on the social networking website. 

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[1] arrested: http://catoday.org/centrasia/tjru/14625-v-tadzhikistane-za-oskorblenie-prezidenta-zaderzhan-polzovatel-feysbuka.html

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