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Alexander Sodiqov

A Tajikistan native, I am presently based in Canada, doing a PhD in Political Science at the University of Toronto. I blog at Tajikistan Monitor and tweet under @asodiqov.

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Latest posts by Alexander Sodiqov

4 June 2014

Man Arrested for ‘Insulting’ Tajik President on Facebook

As Tajik Rap Gets Political, Authorities Resort to Bans and Pressure

Rap often gets much more political than other musical genres in Tajikistan. The authorities respond by banning hip-hop and forcing homegrown rappers to become more "patriotic".

5 March 2014

Tajik Human Rights Activist Named a Woman of Courage

Oinikhol Bobonazarova of Tajikistan wins the International Women of Courage Award.

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