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Man Arrested for ‘Insulting’ Tajik President on Facebook

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Tajikistan, Citizen Media, Freedom of Speech, Politics

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.