Right Not to Believe, or What Modern Atheism Looks Like in Kyrgyzstan

According to the 2016 research, a mere 0.7 per cent of Kyrgyzstanis deem themselves atheists.

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21.08.19

Political Debates Around Hajj: Tajik Experts on Fatwas Prohibiting Visiting Mecca

Tajik experts and clergy comment on fatwas of the famous Muslim ulama, who declared it impermissible to go for Hajj.
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09.08.19

Taliban’s Coming to Power: What Are the Risks and Challenges for the Region?

 Why did Russia propose to exclude the Taliban from the list of extremist organizations? What will the possible inclusion of the Taliban to the Afghan government lead to? Ismoil Rakhmatov, an expert on the regional issues, tutor at the Tajik-Russian Slavonic University, believes that the possible coming of the Taliban to power can be equally dangerous for both Tajikistan and China.
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09.08.19
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Director of public union “Counter terrorism committee”

Gulnaz Isaeva

Expert-religious scholar, head of analyst department of the State Committee on Religious Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic

Zailabidin Azhimamatov

Head of the Department of Religious Studies and Humanities, Osh

Zakir Chotaev

Deputy Director of the State Commission for Religious Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic

Indira Aslanova

Expert on religious studies

Kadyr Malikov

Religion expert, public activist

Mahrambek Anvarzoda

Researcher at the Centre for Islamic Studies under the President of Tajikistan

Mirkhat Madiyarov

Head of public union “Counter terrorism committee”

Kurbanova Nazira

Kyrgyz State University after I. Arabaev, Institute of History, Social and Legal Education, Director

Negmatullo Mirsaidov

Journalist reporting on international developments, expert on political, economic and social issues

Rasim Chelidze

Theologian, Kazakhstan

Rustam Azizi

Deputy Director of the Center for Islamic Studies under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan

Saidakhmat Kalamdarov

Independent Expert on Interfaith Conflict, Tajikistan

Emil Nasritdinov

Professor, Department of Anthropology, American University of Central Asia

Yulia Denisenko

Expert on countering extremism and terrorism, Kazakhstan

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