Write a letter to a national newspaper in support of Alex Sodiqov

This is a resource to be used in the campaign to free Alex Sodiqov from detention in Tajikistan LETTER TO […]

John Heathershaw’s statement about Alexander Sodiqov, 19 June

Thursday 19 June, 2014   FULL STATEMENT BY JOHN HEATHERSHAW   On Monday 16 June at approximately 2.30pm my academic […]

Researchers at Risk: The Detention of Alex Sodiqov

A global discussion taking place June 26- July 1. 2014 Join the London Discussion: Friday, June 27 (12pm-1pm) SOAS, Khalili […]

Academic organizations with 4,500 members express their support for Alexander Sodiqov

Monday, June 23, 2014  STATEMENT CONCERNING THE DETENTION OF ACADEMIC RESEARCHER ALEXANDER SODIQOV  On behalf of the 4,300 constituent members […]

Write to your MP about Alexander Sodiqov

Please support the release of Alexander Sodiqov, a researcher of the University of Exeter, held incommunicado and charged with Treason […]

PHD student arrested, held incommunicado: Alex Sodiqov

Tajikistani national Alexander Sodiqov, who has permanent residency in Canada, was arrested on 16 June in eastern Tajikistan while conducting academic […]

Camelflage — Tajik President Emomali Rahmon and James Fabiani Hide Expensive Washington Lobbying Secrets

This is a re-post. The original article can be found here. Not every despotic and corrupt ruler of a former […]

Kyrgyzstan – the Forgotten Football Federation

This is a re-post. The original article was published on 20 October 2013 on the Futbolgrad website. On Tuesday 15th […]

Hidden Central Asia, Offshore Finance and Transnational Corruption

US airbase, Manas, Kyrgyzstan The original version of this article can be found in Perspectives on Central Asia, a quarterly […]

Myth or Reality? Tajik Fighters in Syria

During the conflict in the Rasht Valley between 2009 and 2011, the Tajik government frequently voiced concerns over the infiltration […]

Quoting Marx in a Tajik University: Producing Docile Bodies

The Soviet Union may be dead, but Marx retains his grip on Tajik academia.  His thinking still pervades the teaching […]

Thieves of Honour

A friend of mine, Kent Mathieson, has written a novel.  I have yet to read it (but will do this […]