The Chinese region of Xinjiang is home to millions of ethnic Muslim Uighurs who have lived there for decades. Rights groups say hundreds of thousands have been detained in camps without trial, but China argues they voluntarily attend centres which combat “extremism”.
In the centers of Tursunzoda, Shaartuz, Dusti and Nosiri Khusrav districts, the representatives of public organizations and local governments, social workers, staff of Ministry of Education, religious leaders discussed the issues of promoting interreligious tolerance and countering violent extremism with experts. (more…)
There is no exact data available on the emergence of Orthodoxy in southern Kyrgyzstan. However, according to Ekaterina Ozmitel, doctor of historical sciences, a small Orthodox community in Jalal-Abad region first appeared in the 1930s. It gave shelter to priests, nuns and believers from Russia and Kazakhstan, who were persecuted by the Soviet government.
In Tajikistan, the case of vandalism at a cemetery in the Bogi Kalon village of Istaravshan district, Sughd region, was dismissed.
Experts say about the need to develop multilateral approach to repatriation of the Kyrgyzstanis from Iraq and Syria. According to Kylym Shamy human rights centre, four Kyrgyzstani women and 11 minor children are incarcerated in a Baghdad prison. According to the head of the organisation, Aziza Abdirasulova, these are the people they know about. Moreover, 46 families whose relatives have departed to war zones in the Middle East have applied to human rights defenders. Besides, 12 people with children whose relatives have not been identified so far are located in Syria.
IWPR Representative Office in Tajikistan participated in an Expert Discussion on the Cooperation of Research Centres with the Media
IWPR Representative Office in Tajikistan participated in an expert discussion on the cooperation of research centres with the media
The activities of the IWPR Office in Tajikistan and the specialized portal Belief.cabar.asia were presented during the discussion.
Conference “Cooperation of research centers and the media in the formation of the information sphere: achievements and problems.”
In the cities of Tokmok, Kara-Balta and the village of Sokuluk, experts together with local authorities, religious leaders and the population discussed topical issues in the field of religion. (more…)
After the training, journalists will be writing their materials for their media and analytical platform cabar.asia (more…)
Намояндагии IWPR дар Тоҷикистон 71 имом-хатиб аз шаҳрҳои Турсунзода, Хуҷанд ва Конибодомро ба давраҳои омӯзишӣ фаро гирифт. Дар ин машғулиятҳо имом-хатибон аз навоҳии наздимарзӣ, намояндагони мақомоти маҳаллӣ, мақомоти ҳокимияти иҷроия, Кумитаи дин, танзими анъана ва ҷашну маросими назди Ҳукумати Тоҷикистон ва Маркази исломшиносии назди Президенти Тоҷикистон иштирок карданд.