Tajikistan bans ‘Pamir Daily News’ as “extremist organization”

Recent articles in Tajikistan

CPJ: Tajikistan’s government is throttling independent media

“In one telling sign of the climate of fear that prevails in Tajikistan, only two among the more than a dozen journalists, press freedom advocates, and experts that CPJ met with were willing to speak on the record.”

Tajik authorities should release activist Nizomiddin Nasriddinov and drop charges against him

While crossing the Lithuanian border in January, Nasriddinov was arrested by Belarusian authorities at the request of Tajik authorities. In February, Belarus agreed to send him to Tajikistan.

Legal claims of the Ministry of Culture against Azattyk should be relinquished

The closure of Azattyk Media will entail not only a restriction of freedom of speech and pluralism in the mass media, but also a restriction of citizens’ rights to access information.