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No Justice for Crackdown in Tajikistan’s Autonomous Region Two Years On

By Human Rights Watch
Click to expand Image The Tajikistan flag. © 2022 Maksim Konstantinov, Sipa via AP Images Two years ago, Tajik authorities cracked down on protesters in an autonomous region of the country, resulting in the death of a local man by what witnesses reported was live ammunition from security forces. In the next couple of days, police reportedly killed up to 40 people from the area during so-called security operations.These events were a turning point for an already troubled region.The protests began peacefully on May 16, 2022, in Khorog, the capital of the Gorno-Badakshan autonomous region (GBAO),…

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