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The 2015 Tajik elections online: few posts, fewer likes, even fewer shares

Central Asia Policy Brief No. 25, May 2015

By Abdulfattoh Shafiev

The March 2015 parliamentary elections in Tajikistan started a new political era in the country, with no space left for even symbolic opposition. The main opposition party, the Islamic Revival Party, had been accustomed to getting two seats in the Parliament since the peace agreement of 1997. In 2015, it lost them.

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