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Tajik woman sues authorities over husband torture claims

8 August 2012 Last updated at 13:12 BST

For the first time in Tajikistan, a woman is suing authorities over claims her husband died while being tortured in jail.

Savriniso Gulova is claiming $120,000 in compensation.

Karen Zarindast reports.

Video produced by BBC Persian's Shamsiya Qasim