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Tajikistan blocks Facebook, again

Tajikistan has once more blocked access to Facebook, supposedly after complaints by concerned netizens.

Tajikistan communication cut for third day after battle

Twelve soldiers and 30 rebels were killed in the attempt to apprehend former warlord Tolib Ayombekov.

'The Dictator,' Sacha Baron Cohen spoof, banned in Tajikistan (VIDEO)

Tajik cinemagoers are forbidden from seeing the comedian's latest offering, a spoof about a fictional tyrant.
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Sacha Baron Cohen in character as Admiral General Omar Aladeen, at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival in France. (Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

The Dictator, which stars Sacha Baron Cohen as extravagant autocrat Admiral General Omar Aladeen, has been refused a license for distribution because it doesn't fit with the Central Asian country's "mentality."


Divorce via text message becomes popular in Tajikistan

The growing number of Tajik men who have used their mobile phones to divorce has prompted religious authorities to condemn the practice, and there are plans to issue a fatwa against it.
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