Kyrgyzstan

Yulia Denisenko: There Is No Universal Solution for The Rehabilitation of Returnees from Syria

cabar.asia 16.09.19

«The rehabilitation program for those returning from Syria and Iraq should be individual for each person. There is no universal solution. If it existed across the globe, it would have been successfully used already,» – Julia Denisenko, an independent expert on countering extremism and deradicalization, noted in her interview for CABAR.asia. (more…)

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

cabar.asia 09.09.19

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

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How Orthodox Live in Issyk Kul Region of Kyrgyzstan?

cabar.asia 04.09.19

Issyk Kul region of Kyrgyzstan is the third after Bishkek and Chui region by the number of residing orthodox Christians.

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

cabar.asia 21.08.19

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

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IWPR Carried on Dialogue Meetings on Religious and Interethnic Issues in Osh Oblast

cabar.asia 14.08.19

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…)

Return of Kyrgyz Nationals from Syria and Iraq: A Problem We Cannot Ignore

cabar.asia 13.07.19

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.

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Kyrgyzstan: A Bit of Secularism for Religious Education

Kyrgyzstan wants to introduce secular disciplines along with religion in religious educational institutions. The draft regulation on religious education has been brought up for public discussion.
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“Hope” for Kyrgyzstani Women in Crisis

A crisis centre for pregnant women has been opened in the Russian Orthodox church in Bishkek.

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“Listen closely to the one who is near.” IWPR Conducted Training for Religious Women Leaders of Kyrgyzstan

IWPR is working on the comprehensive development of religious women leaders and finding new ways of unification as part of the “Stability in Central Asia through Open Dialogue” project.

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The life of a “Russian Muslim”

The majority of population in Kyrgyzstan professes the Hanafite school of Sunni Islam. Alexander has been practicing Islam for 15 years and is raising his son according to Islamic traditions.

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