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Alexander Sodiqov · June, 2014

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Latest posts by Alexander Sodiqov from June, 2014

Man Arrested for ‘Insulting’ Tajik President on Facebook

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 [ru] after posting “slanderous”...

As Tajik Rap Gets Political, Authorities Resort to Bans and Pressure

Rap often gets much more political than other musical genres in Tajikistan. The authorities respond by banning hip-hop and forcing homegrown rappers to become more "patriotic".

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