The UN special rapporteur on minority affairs said that he went to Badakhshan and talked with representatives of the civil society and heard their concerns on some issues. Fernand de Waren stayed in Tajikistan for eleven days.
He said at a press conference on October 19: “The main request we heard from the people of Badakhshan was the violation of their rights in 2021-2022. Especially about the people who were arrested. The way they were treated and treated in a wrong way. took place.”
Fernand de Waren added that he had also received complaints about the restrictions on the performance of religious and religious duties. “Some of the concerns for the restriction of the use of the languages of the people of Badakhshan were expressed in different places,” he added.
The special rapporteur of the United Nations on minority affairs said that he also heard from some minorities of Tajikistan that they do not have their representatives in the country’s parliament.
He did not explain the details of many issues related to minorities and said that he will publish his final conclusion in March next year. This report will be sent first to the government of Tajikistan and then to the Human Rights Council of the United Nations.
Source : Радио Озоди