The Constitution of Tajikistan guarantees freedom of religion.
On February 12-14, the Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR) held six intellectual games among students of Osh, Batken and Jalal-Abad regions. The events were attended by 270 people, including students, schoolchildren and active youth. (more…)
The authorities of Kazakhstan are as careful as possible when it comes to protection of ethnic Kazakhs and Uighurs that fled Xinjiang-Uighur Autonomous Region of China. (more…)
How to Cover Religious Issues? IWPR Tajikistan Presented the Toolkit for Journalists on Covering Religious Issues
On February 17, in Dushanbe, a presentation on the application of the Toolkit on covering religious issues in Tajikistan was held. (more…)
Some experts and public figures note that disorders in Masanchi village that took lives of 10 people are indicative of serious issues in interethnic relations.
Periodically arising controversy around religion once again demonstrates the importance of dialogue between the authorities and citizens in the search for an optimal model of the religion-state relationship. Six socio-political factors cause disputes over religion-state relations. (more…)
The lack of relevant state attention to ancient historical monuments may lead to the loss of Tajikistan’s pre-Islamic history, experts say. (more…)
There are no visible conflicts on the basis of ethnic-religious hostility in Tajikistan. However, if the problem is not visible, this does not mean that it does not exist, said Aziz Timurov, participant of the CABAR.asia School of Analytics. In his opinion, a well-developed and applicable tolerance policy can mitigate potential ethnic-religious and regional conflicts and be a factor in economic development in Tajikistan.
The community of Soviet Koreans, or Koryo-saram, numbered about 14 thousand people in the 1990s. Now, Korean community includes up to one thousand people. CABAR.asia tells about their lives in Tajikistan. (more…)