Be aware that areas bordering the country – particularly along the Afghan, Uzbek and Kyrgyz borders –may have unexploded mines although these are usually clearly marked.
should not be visited and it's worth keeping abreast of the news in Tajikistan as insurgency activity there can affect the security situation along the border and within Tajikistan.
© AFP/Getty Images Associates of Umarali Kuvvatov, a founding member of a Tajikistan opposition group, are at grave risk of further attacks after he was shot dead in Istanbul last night, Amnesty International said today.
Umarali Kuvvatov and his family previously told the organization he had received threats, as well as tips from sympathizers that there had been “orders” to harm them, allegedly coming from the highest levels of Tajikistan’s authorities.
"During our chats, he asked for my details so he could buy me a ticket to come to him," Manzura told Radio Ozodi.
At this point, as things seemed to be getting serious, Manzura asked Firuzi to tell her his real name.
Manzura talked to the young man, who went under the name Firuzi Mujohid ("jihadi fighter"), every day, but he would not tell her his exact location.
Firuzi would only say that he was "in a country that is like paradise," Manzura recalls.
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