Category Archives: Tajikistan

Welcome to WIRE July/August

WIRE celebrates people who stand up for human rights. This time, we meet three gay and lesbian activists from Kenya. They are supporting others and changing attitudes, despite being criminalized by their government. We also show how this kind of … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Arms Trade, Brazil, Chile, Guatemala, Human Rights Defenders and Activists, LGBT Rights, Migrants, Tajikistan, Turkey | 11 Comments

Usmonov fighting for press freedom in Tajikistan from behind bars

GUEST BLOG: By a friend and colleague of imprisoned BBC reporter Urunboy Usmonov The BBC reporter in Tajikistan, Urunboy Usmonov, has turned down a government offer of freedom in exchange for accepting that he has links with a radical Islamic … Continue reading

Posted in Censorship and Free Speech, International Organizations, Tajikistan, Torture and Ill-treatment | 3 Comments