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Tajik Miners’ Wages Increased After Strike Threat

KHUJAND, Tajikistan — Employees at the Zarafshon gold-mining company in northern Tajikistan have been given a pay increase after threatening a general strike last month, RFE/RL’s Tajik Service reports. Some 1,500 Zarafshon employees at the company in Sughd Province staged … Continue reading

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Tajik fans clash with police in new rioting

DUSHANBE – Hundreds of football fans clashed with police in the Tajik capital Dushanbe, the second outbreak of serious post-match rioting in barely a week, officials said Thursday. Forty fans were detained for hooliganism after the visiting Ravshan team from … Continue reading

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Tajiks Protest Imminent Demolition Of Homes

DUSHANBE — Residents of a settlement near Dushanbe have staged a protest against the imminent demolition of their homes, which the government says were built illegally, RFE/RL’s Tajik Service reports. Tajik Prosecutor-General Sherkhon Salimzoda said last week that all houses … Continue reading

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Tajik Women Protest Demolition Of Their Homes

Some 30 women staged a protest today outside the presidential palace in Dushanbe against the unannounced demolition of their homes, RFE/RL’s Tajik Service reports. The women told RFE/RL that on February 18 some 200 Interior Ministry officers and local officials … Continue reading

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