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Tajikistan: Dissenting campaign groups should not be silenced

Headline Title:  Tajikistan: Dissenting campaign groups should not be silenced 23 November 2012 Tajikistan has ordered non-governmental organization (NGO) Young Lawyers Association “Amparo” to be shut down in what appears to be a politically motivated case, prompting Amnesty International to reiterate its call for civil society activists not to be harassed or intimidated.Meanwhile two other NGOs are facing immediate sanctions from the authorities.Amnesty International believes that Amparo is being punished for trying to collect and publicize information about torture and other ill-treatment…

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