Should Tablighi Jamaat be banned in Kyrgyzstan?

«Today, a certain number of local experts believe that banning Tablighi Jamaat in the country will be extremely unwise. Since for Kyrgyzstan it represents no threat, but, on the contrary, ideologically opposes the Wahhabi and Salafi movements», Roza Duisheeva, a  participant of the School of Analytics CABAR.asia, writes in her article.

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Prevention of Violent Extremism. Teachers Manual

CABAR.asia 16.05.19

The present Manual’s focus on violent extremism is related to the important role the teachers and schools play in the safety of children and youth.  (more…)

Jehova Witnesses in Kazakhstan: right to be inclusive

CABAR.asia 15.05.19

Jehova Witnesses in Kazakhstan are open, eager to share any information. Their activity aren’t restricted in Kazakhstan, however there is risk for restrictions due to incorrect interpretations and understanding of some aspects of their beliefs from society.

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“Scripture People.” The Life of Adventists in Kyrgyzstan

CABAR.asia 08.05.19

Kyrgyzstan has 23 communities of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 6 of which are located in Bishkek. The main prayer house is located on the outskirts of the city and is the spiritual centre of Adventists in the republic. (more…)

“Stay Neutral.” Life of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Uzbekistan

CABAR.asia 07.05.19

There are more than 140 thousand residents in the town of Chirchik, Tashkent region, including 500 followers of the religious organisation, Jehovah’s Witnesses. They cannot get registered in any other town of Uzbekistan, therefore, the information about their exact number in the country is not available.
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IWPR held dialogue meetings on religious issues in Chui region

Experts discussed timely religious issues with local authorities, religious leaders and local communities in the towns of Tokmok, Kara-Balta and Sokuluk village. (more…)