Jailed Tajik Lawyer Yorov Receives Human Rights Award In Warsaw


WARSAW -- Tajik lawyer Buzurgmehr Yorov has been awarded the Faiziniso Vohidova Human Rights Prize for his contribution to the development of democratic institutions and civil rights in Tajikistan.


The award is named after the late prominent Tajik lawyer, Faiziniso Vohidova, who for decades defended dissidents, rights activists, and opposition politicians.


The award, established by the Association of Central Asian Migrants in Europe, was...