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Tajik Soldier on Watch, July 2012

Tajik Soldier on Watch, July 2012

Taken on 2012-07-24

'On 22 July media reported that a crowd in Khorog, the capital of the Gorno-Badakshan Autonomous Province in Tajikistan, stopped a car in which Abdullo Nazarov, a general in the Tajik intelligence services, was travelling. The general was pulled out of the car and beaten to death. His death triggered the retaliation by government forces and the fiercest fighting in Tajikistan since government soldiers battled militants in a northern region of the mountainous country in 2010. "This murder was the last straw. The warlord, who has clean forgotten that the war ended 15 years ago, must be destroyed", Reuters news agency quoted a Tajik security officer as saying. '

Source: HRH Oslo, based on Helsinki Committee information

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2014-08-20

Dead Trucks on Tajik Mountains

Dead Trucks on Tajik Mountains

Taken on 1997-06-12

The remains of large dump trucks line this dirt mountain road.

Uploaded by SATest on 2013-11-06

Rally on Shakhidon square, Tajikistan, 1992

Rally on Shakhidon square, Tajikistan, 1992

Taken on 1992-05-03

'The proclamation of independence in Tajikistan was followed by an entho-religious armed conflict for power in the country.'

Source: RIA Novosti archive, image #466496

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2014-08-19

Rally on Ozodi square, Tajikistan, 1992

Rally on Ozodi square, Tajikistan, 1992

Taken on 1992-05-03

'The proclamation of independence in Tajikistan was followed by an entho-religious armed conflict for power in the country.'

Source: RIA Novosti archive, image #466493

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2014-08-20

Unrest in Sakhidon, Tajikistan, 1992

Unrest in Sakhidon, Tajikistan, 1992

Taken on 1992-05-03

'The proclamation of independence in Tajikistan was followed by an entho-religious armed conflict for power in the country.'

Source: Ratushenko RIA Novosti archive, image #466497

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2014-08-20

Police Buffer Between Rival Tajik Protests at Ozodi & Sakhidon, 1992

Police Buffer Between Rival Tajik Protests at Ozodi & Sakhidon, 1992

Taken on 1992-05-03

'The proclamation of independence in Tajikistan was followed by an entho-religious armed conflict for power in the country.' Pro-government protesters claimed Ozodi Square, whilst anti-government religious protesters controlled Sakhidon Square.

Source: Ratushenko/RIA Novosti archive, image #466498

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2014-08-20

Massive riots in Dushanbe, 1990

Massive riots in Dushanbe, 1990

Taken on 1990-02-15

'Massive riots in Dushanbe on February 10-17, 1990. Participants in the rally demanding the resignation of the first three persons of the republic.'

Source: Ratushenko/RIA Novosti archive, image #699870

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2014-08-20

Dushanbe Riots of 1990

Dushanbe Riots of 1990

Taken on 1990-02-14

Anti-Armenian and anti-government Dushanbe riots in Tajikistan, 1990 “Dushanbe riots, February 1990”. Dushanbe riots, February 10-17, 1990. Martial law is imposed in the city.

Source: RIA Novosti archive, Federenko image #699865 & Ratushenko #699872

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2014-06-17