Tajikistan

Tajikistan holds journalist on extremism charges

Tajikistan holds journalist on extremism charges

Ex-Soviet Tajikistan says it is holding an independent journalist and government critic on extremism charges, fuelling concerns that the government is cracking down on dissent before two sets of elections. The state prosecutor said Daler Sharipov had been detained for publishing “over 200 articles and commentaries containing extremist content” between 2013 and 2019 in a […]