Multimedia / Tajikistan 30.12.20

Experts believe that the government has to reduce the tax burden on the private business, which provides up to 80% of tax revenues to the budget in order to ensure tax collections. Otherwise, the entrepreneurs will withdraw their capital from the country whenever possible. (more…) 28.12.20

Sari Khosor is one of the most remote and beautiful places in the mountains of Tajikistan, located 200 km southeast of Dushanbe in the Baljuvon region, southern, Khatlon region. The inhabitants of these places live in very difficult conditions. It is impossible to get here in winter. And in summer, the roads here are so difficult that some people have not seen the “mainland” for years. During the Soviet Union due to lack of roads most of the people were relocated from this place to nearby valleys. After the collapse of the Soviet Union people returned to their homes. (more…) 09.12.20

In the next issue of the 5-Stan Podcast, the hosts, editors of in Tajikistan, Lola Olimova and Muslimbek Buriev, talk with the head of the first center for the study of artificial intelligence in Central Asia, TajRupt.AI, Azizjon Azimi.

(more…) 08.12.20

“Every case of torture is complex since there is very strong systemic resistance,” say human rights activists from the Coalition against Torture in Tajikistan. (more…)

It’s quite easy to fall into a trap in a modern world full of information and developing «scam technology».

(more…) 03.12.20

Tajikistan is the only country in Central Asia where the illegal method of arbitrary detention of conscripts is used in order to fulfill the draft plan. This method is commonly known as “round-up”.


Zulfiya Raissova 27.11.20

Every 20th taxi ride ends with harassment of interviewed women. Most often, women do not know how to react to harassment, so they prefer to keep silent until the end of ride. After the trip ends, they try to forget about what happened. Moreover, the women said that most often, taxi drivers ask questions about their private lives, try to get to know each other closer, and if a woman refuses, they block the doors. (more…) 25.11.20

The queues at currency exchange offices in Tajikistan do not surprise anymore. People line for days to buy $200 in the banks in the country. In addition, the somoni-dollar rate keeps declining over the last days. 23.11.20

Even after thirty years, Lenin monuments and Soviet symbols still evoke nostalgia not only among Tajik communists, but also among ordinary residents of Tajikistan. The followers of communist ideology preserve some of the monuments, while others decay in abandoned places, where they were stored after dismantling.