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The rights to freedom of peaceful assembly, association and expression were further curtailed. The authorities continued to target human rights defenders, independent journalists, bloggers and other dissenters for arbitrary detention and imprisonment after unfair trials. The crackdown on Ismaili religious practices intensified. Torture and other ill-treatment remained widespread. Discrimination and marginalization of the Pamiri and Roma/Jughi communities continued.

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