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Thursday, August 25, 2016


Tajikistan

Tajik Men 'Forced To Shave Beards'i
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March 03, 2016
The authorities in Tajikistan have denied launching a clampdown on beards -- despite numerous reports from men that they have been forced to shave by police. The reports come amid increasing concerns about Islamic extremism in the Central Asian country. (Mumin Ahmadi and Barot Yusufi, RFE/RL's Tajik Service)

Tajik Men 'Forced To Shave Beards'

Published 3 March 2016

The authorities in Tajikistan have denied launching a clampdown on beards -- despite numerous reports from men that they have been forced to shave by police. The reports come amid increasing concerns about Islamic extremism in the Central Asian country. (Mumin Ahmadi and Barot Yusufi, RFE/RL's Tajik Service)