More than 80 religious leaders completed trainings conducted by IWPR in partnership with the Committee of Religion, Regulation of National Traditions, Celebrations and Ceremonies under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan, in three districts of the GBAO: Darvoz, Vanj Districts and in the city of Khorog, from the 1st to 5th of October.
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…)
IWPR in Tajikistan Promotes Involvement of Local Communities in Work to Reduce the Growth of Radicalism and Extremism among Youth
Local communities on the southern borders of Tajikistan with Afghanistan, in the region named after Mir Sayyid Ali Hamadoni (the former Moscow region) discussed the situation with the growth of extremism and religious intolerance among young and offered their vision for solving the problem. (more…)
Activists in the Kushonien region, in the south of Tajikistan, discussed ways of solving the problems of radicalization and religious tolerance
The reasons for the radicalization of youth and ways to solve these problems were discussed on August 21 in the Kushonien district, Khatlon region, one of the most affected by the departure of Tajik youth in the ranks of ISIS (a terrorist organization banned in Tajikistan and other countries). (more…)
In the regional centers of Kara-Suu, Aravan, Uzgen and the city of Osh, experts together with local authorities, religious figures and the population discussed urgent issues in the field of religion. (more…)
IWPR Tajikistan Conducted Campaigns to Promote Public Awareness of Religious Tolerance and Prevent the Growth of Radicalism in the Mountainous Districts
Why do young people become radicals? Why do they leave for war in foreign countries or join extremist groups ignoring their parents’ tears? How do parents make mistakes and how to fix them? Activists, women, doctors, teachers, spiritual leaders and authorities from the three most remote mountainous districts of Tajikistan – Lakhsh, Darvoz and Ishkoshim, sought answers to these questions together with IWPR Tajikistan representatives. All three districts are located on Tajikistan’s borders.
In Garmchashma area of Ishkoshim district, more than 40 khatibs and imam-khatibs from various cities and districts of the republic, the Ismaili caliphs, representatives of the Christian and Protestant churches, scholars, representatives of media, khukumats and international organizations gathered for a free discussion. The topic of the discussion was “Unity as a factor of solidarity and peace in society”.