Arabic Language Courses in Tajikistan: A Silent Ban or Absence of Demand? 17.12.19

Officials in Dushanbe deny any restrictions on the Arabic language study, but those willing to study it, cannot find the suitable courses.

The Confest “Listen to the ones who is close” was held in Bishkek

If last year the meeting of the Interfaith Council of Kyrgyzstan was more official and formal, this year the event was held in a more interactive and lively format.


Kazakhstan Evacuated 14 Kids from Iraq

Kazakhstani diplomats organised the humanitarian action by order of the country’s leadership and by requests of kids’ mothers and relatives.

Features of Countering Violent Extremism and Terrorism in Kazakhstan

Anna Gusarova 27.11.19

«In Kazakhstan there is no term as “violent extremism” in the conceptual construct, and as a result at the legislative level. Too vague definition of the terms extremism and terrorism significantly complicates the work on prevention and counteraction», – said Anna Gusarova, an expert in international security, director of the Central Asian Institute for Strategic Studies, in her article written specifically for


Tajikistan: Mysterious Murder of Rudaki Samadi 18 Years Ago. Analysis of Details.

Mazhab Djuma 25.11.19

The murderers of the leader of the Zoroastrian community of Tajikistan, as well as the causes of this crime, are still unknown. (more…)

Pros and Cons of the Tajik Strategy Against Extremism and Terrorism

Tajikistan’s strategy to counter extremism and terrorism recognizes the importance of attracting civil society institutions and every citizen, Tajik political analyst Sherali Rizoyon notes in his article written specifically for (more…)

VIDEO: Who is subjected to radicalization? continues a series of videos about interfaith dialogue, tolerance, and secularism.


Kazakhstan: How Religion Helps to Live?

97 per cent of the people of Kazakhstan deem themselves religious. According to the national census of 2009, the majority qualifies themselves as Muslims – 70%, about 25% as Christians. We decided to learn how religion helps in everyday life and in overcoming crises.


VIDEO: Rules for media coverage of religions continues a series of videos about interfaith dialogue, tolerance, and secularism.


Kyrgyzstan: Plant materials on to frame an extremist

Human rights activists of Kyrgyzstan raise the issue of quality investigation regarding citizens charged with extremism. (more…)