On the Detention of Academic Researcher Alexander Sodiqov

A Statement Endorsed by the AAR Board of Directors

Approved by the AAR Board of Directors on July 21, 2014

The Board of Directors of the American Academy of Religion joins academic associations around the world to express its concern over the detention of University of Toronto academic researcher Alexander Sodiqov by the government of Tajikistan.

Read the Statement of Concern

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Sign the "Scholars for Sodiqov" petition.

Updated September 12, 2014

Alexander Sodiqov has been given permission by the government of Tajikistan to leave Tajikistan and return to Toronto, Canada.