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Macron Should Call Out Tajikistan President for Brutal Repression

Expand French President Emmanuel Macron (L) and Tajikistan Peesident Emomalii Rahmon. Photos © AP Photo The last time Tajikistan President Emomalii Rahmon visited France, he shook hands with his then-counterpart Jacques Chirac in Paris. That was 2002. President Rahmon is by far the longest-serving leader in Central Asia and presides over a brutal human rights climate in Tajikistan. This Friday, Emmanuel Macron is set to welcome him back to France. Beginning in 1992, Rahmon’s decades-long rule over Tajikistan has been marred by a cruel repression, deepening in recent years. Since 2015, when…

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