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Tajikistan Clamps Down On Loud Crying At Funerals


Tajikistan has issued regulations on how mourners can behave at funerals, forbidding wearing black, pulling one's hair, or wailing too loudly. The measures are part of wide-ranging restrictions on cultural life, intended, officials say, to promote native Tajik traditions and rein in religious extremism. (RFE/RL's Tajik Service)

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