Tajiks (Persian: تاجيک‎, Tājīk; Tajik: Тоҷик) are a Persian-speaking Iranian ethnic group native to Afghanistan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan. Tajiks are the largest ethnicity in Tajikistan, and the second largest in Afghanistan which constitutes over half of the global Tajik population. They speak varieties of Persian, a Western Iranian language. In Tajikistan, since the 1939 Soviet census, its small Pamiri and Yaghnobi ethnic groups are included as Tajiks. In China, the term is used to refer to its Pamiri ethnic groups, the Tajiks of Xinjiang, who speak the Eastern Iranian Pamiri languages. In Afghanistan, the Pamiris are counted as a separate …



GI-TOC: Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime · 27 October 2023 English

The anthropologist based his analysis on the fieldwork he conducted in the country between 1993 and 2001, during the Afghan civil war and the first Taliban government, revealing ‘the existence …

Afghan ethnic minorities such as Shia Hazaras or Tajiks. Both identity groups had reasons to fear violence

ACAPS · 18 October 2023 English

The ITA found over 100 weapon the helm; the Afghanistan Freedom Front, which has the objective 30caches, possibly belonging to the armed resistance groups, of “fighting for the freedom of …

perceived as suspects by the authorities at risk. The Tajiks and the northern population will especially be

GI-TOC: Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime · 12 October 2023 English

Later, Kazakh-based drug trafficking organizations were able to obtain the tools for the domestic manufacture of the substances by ordering the precursor chemicals from China and Russia via the dark …

in transit countries and the main coordinators. Tajiks are arguably the predominate nationality in organizing of drugs from Afghan organized crime groups by Tajiks, who further distribute them through Central Asia

World Bank Group · 27 September 2023 English

population. Other ethnic groups include Rus- sians 5.5%, Tajiks 5%, Kazakhs 3%, Karakalpaks 2.5%, and Tatars 1

IEEE: Instituto Español de Estudios Estratégicos · 26 September 2023 English

They closed the Ministry of Women's Affairs and replaced it with the Ministry of Propagation of Virtue and Prevention of Vice, which issues restrictive and abusive decrees on the rights …

government. It is only the Taliban regime. The Tajiks, the Hazaras, the Uzbeks, the different ethnic criticised the Taliban for ignoring the rights of Tajiks in Afghanistan and said he would only support the ethnic and religious groups, including Hazaras, Tajiks and Uzbeks. Sufis, Sikhs and Hindus also fear persecution

IOM: International Organization for Migration · 25 September 2023 English

Based on the review, the report demonstrates the progress made by selected study countries in recognizing various aspects of the transnational identity of diaspora members and how the rights granted …

only citizens and descendants but all (any) ethnic Tajiks, without reference to citizenship or the presence term diaspora in its National “Tajik “societies of Tajiks whose members live in foreign states and have received diaspora as “citizens of Latvia residing “Tajiks abroad” “any Tajiks who are historically indigenous people N/A Tajikistan No N/A Compatriots – societies of Tajiks whose from their respective country of origin, do not relate to ASIA Tajik diaspora; Tajiks abroad – any Tajiks who are Azerbaijan No N/A Azerbaijanis

World Bank Group · 22 September 2023 English

reliant on agriculture. Service delivery to most Tajiks is challenged by a mountainous terrain, which is

Amnesty International · 20 September 2023 English

Since May 2022, the Tajikistani authorities have stepped up their ongoing crackdown on Pamiris, an ethnic, linguistic and religious minority originating from the Pamir mountains in Gorno Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast …

considered to be a minority and alleged they were Tajiks: https://www.ohchr.org/en/news/2023/04/expert

UNODC: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime · 14 September 2023 English

According to experts, the negative attitudes towards EOs and returnees may be attributed to the fear and concern about terrorism that have been instilled in society, particularly due to the …

representatives of other ethnic groups (2.34) (this includes Tajiks, Kazakhs, Dungans). At the same time, the representatives

UN: The United Nations · 1 September 2023 English

24 p.Transmits report of the Special Rapporteur, Richard Bennett, in accordance with Human Rights Council resolution 51/20.

communities in northern Afghanistan, including Uzbeks and Tajiks, have expressed alarm over the escalating presence

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