Tajikistan and Uzbekistan have resumed air flights that were suspended in mid-March last year because of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) is calling on President-elect Joe Biden to reinforce the commitment of the United States to human rights after four years of shirking it during Donald Trump’s presidency, and to join broad coalitions that have emerged to s...
DUSHANBE -- Tajik authorities are considering legislation to deprive convicted pedophiles, brothel keepers, and procurers of parental rights. The amendment to the Family Code was discussed in the Tajik parliament on January 11. Last week, civil ri...
Tajik authorities are considering legislation to deprive convicted pedophiles, brothel keepers, and procurers of parental rights.
Tajik Man, 87, Gets Five Years In Prison For 'Materially Supporting' Families Of Jailed Politicians.
An 87-year-old man in Tajikistan has been handed a five-year prison sentence for supporting families of jailed opposition politicians.
The chairman of Afghanistan's High Council for National Reconciliation, Abdullah Abdullah, has held talks with Tajik President Emomali Rahmon and other top officials in the Tajik capital as he looks to drum up regional support for peace talks with...
Tajik authorities have detained on unspecified charges the nephew of Mahmurod Odinaev, the deputy chairman of the opposition Social Democratic Party who is also being held by authorities.
Foreign Ministers of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) have approved a draft concept on further developing cooperation in several areas, including the coronavirus pandemic.
Russia's Rosaviatsia aviation agency has issued a permit to the AZUR Air company to operate flights to Tajikistan amid restrictions imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The United States has included Iran, Pakistan, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan on a list of 10 countries designated for "particular concern" over religious freedom.
Tajik authorities say they have detained opposition leader Mahmurod Odinaev on a hooliganism charge days after the politician went missing.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) and the Norwegian Helsinki Committee have urged Tajik officials "to stop harassing" the family of exiled opposition activist Fakhruddin Saidmukhidinov.
Tajik authorities say they have yet to launch an official search for opposition leader Mahmurod Odinaev, disputing a claim by relatives that a request to do so has been filed.
Pope Francis has for the first time publicly named Uyghurs, a major indigenous ethnic group in China's northwestern region of Xinjiang, among a list of the world's persecuted peoples.
Tajik authorities say families of inmates are now allowed to visit their relatives in the Central Asian country’s penitentiaries, seven months after a ban on such visits was imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) is urging the European Union to make clear that greater support for Central Asia is tied to “genuine” human rights reforms.
A well-known Tajik Islamic cleric, Eshoni Sirojiddin, also known as Sirojiddin Abdurahmonov, reportedly has been detained at his home in Dushanbe.
DUSHANBE -- Well-known Tajik writer Bahmanyor Amini has died in Dushanbe at the age of 66. The Union of Writers of Tajikistan said Amini died in his apartment early in the morning on November 10. The cause of death was not given, but the union's D...
Well-known Tajik writer Bahmanyor Amini has died in Dushanbe at the age of 66.
Tajik students of foreign universities who have been prevented from leaving the Central Asian country due to travel restrictions imposed to stem the spread of the coronavirus are pleading the authorities for help.