Conflict in Tajikistan – not really about radical Islam | openDemocracy

Posted: April 10, 2012 in Confrontation, History, Human Rights, Language, Politics, Relations, Religion, Resources, Tajikistan, Women
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For almost a month, an armed conflict has been raging in the mountains of the Kamarob gorge between the forces of the Government of Tajikistan and local ‘mujohids’. This is the most serious political violence in Tajikistan for ten years. Here, in the first of a two-part article, Sophie Roche and John Heathershaw draw on ethnographic research and contacts with residents of the region to explain the legacy of the civil war and the social and political contexts of this largely unreported conflict.

via Conflict in Tajikistan – not really about radical Islam | openDemocracy.

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