Turkish government asked not to extradite Zafar and Shairpov to Tajikistan Ankara

Suhrob Zafar & Nasim Sharipov

(News Desk) Dr. Edward Lemon, a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Political Science at Columbia University, has asked the government of Turkey not to extradite Tajik citizens Suhrob Zafar Turaev and Nasim Sharipov, who were detained in Istanbul on March 19th, 2018. As he noticed on his post in Twitter, Dr Lemon has spent over ten years studying, working in and conducting research on Tajikistan, including two years spent living the country working as a journalist and for a non-governmental organization, and over a year of fieldwork in…

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