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Saturday, May 28, 2016


Tajikistan

Can A Beard Get You In Trouble In Tajikistan?i
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March 10, 2016
In Tajikistan, some men say they've been detained for having long beards and forced to shave. Tajik police deny that they've targeted beard-wearers, but they are keeping close watch for what they believe to be potential signs of extremism -- even facial hair.

Can A Beard Get You In Trouble In Tajikistan?

Published 10 March 2016

In Tajikistan, some men say they've been detained for having long beards and forced to shave. Tajik police deny that they've targeted beard-wearers, but they are keeping close watch for what they believe to be potential signs of extremism -- even facial hair.