«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.
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…)
Experts discussed timely religious issues with local authorities, religious leaders and local communities in the towns of Tokmok, Kara-Balta and Sokuluk village. (more…)
Trainings in Kyrgyzstan were held in Jalalabat, Osh and Batken cities, in Kazakhstan – Kyzylorda, Turkestan and Taraz cities.
Alymbek Bekmanov, a chair of the steering committee of the Jehovah’s Witnesses religious centre in Kyrgyzstan, tells about the first appearance of the Jehovah’s Witnesses in the country and how they interact with the people and the authorities in the interview to CABAR.asia.
Lutheranism is one of the first movements in Protestantism. Despite its considerable, almost five centuries, age, it is probably one of the Christian religions most unknown to general public in Kyrgyzstan. (more…)
An expert in Islam and Central Asia in the interview to CABAR.asia has told about the fate of the Islamic state concept, the role of Central Asians in this project, about religious peculiarities of the region and what can be done about it. (more…)
NGO Search for common ground presents a webinar on the topic: “Planned changes in the legislation of the Kyrgyz Republic in the field of religious freedom”
Speaker: Gulshayir Abdirasulova, an expert on human rights. (more…)