Instagram contest on interfaith and religious tolerance

From August 5-22, Belief.cabar.asia held a contest among Instagram users of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan for the best post on religious tolerance. The goal is the promotion of religious diversity and religious tolerance in the countries of Central Asia. (more…)

12.09.19

How the Shiites Live in Kyrgyzstan: Report from the Imam Ali Mosque

The only mosque of the Twelver Shiites of Kyrgyzstan is located in Bishkek.

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09.09.19

Elier Karimov: Mandatory quotas for women will positively affect the solution of gender problems in Uzbekistan

What needs to be done to raise the status of women in Uzbekistan? Elier Karimov, Doctor of Historical Sciences, professor at Hofstra University (New York, USA) considers it useful to legally strengthen the measures which provide privileges for women.
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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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