Securitising Islam in Moscow

By Edward Lemon  Photo: Police stand guard at Friday prayer   Credit: Edward Lemon Friday at midday and I am […]

Write to the President of Tajikistan by July 28 (Eid ul-Fitr)

Please write to the President of Tajikistan and the Minister of Foreign Affairs greeting them on the end of  Ramadan, […]

The State Monitors Citizens Monitoring the State: The New Face of Civic Engagement in Russia

By Catherine Owen. This is a re-post of an article first published by the Foreign Policy Centre, where Catherine is a […]

Hold a Vigil for Alexander Sodiqov

Hold a vigil for Alexander Sodiqov. Every month, at or near to 12.15pm on the 16th day of the month, […]

Write to the Government of Tajikistan

On 16 July 2014, Alex Sodiqov has been detained without charge for a month.  He faces a ‘secret’ legal process […]

Free Alex Sodiqov: University of Toronto campaign

This is a link to the University of Toronto site with lots of resources and updates on the campaign:

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 […]

Researchers at Risk in Central Asia- Academics Show Support in London

Between 26 June and 1 July a series of  academic events are taking place around the world to discuss the […]

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 in Central Asia: The Detention of Alex Sodiqov, Exeter Event

A global discussion taking place June 26- July 1. 2014 Join the Exeter Discussion: Friday, June 27 (2pm) Room 218, […]

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 […]