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Religious Diversity and Interfaith Peace in Tajikistan

CABAR.asia 28.02.20

The Constitution of Tajikistan guarantees freedom of religion. 

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How Kazakhstanis Change Their Religious Views?

CABAR.asia 25.02.20

According to researchers, nearly every tenth Kazakhstani changes their religious views and about two per cent convert to another religion.

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IWPR held intellectual games with youth in southern Kyrgyzstan

CABAR.asia 24.02.20

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…)

Kazakhstan: Ethnic Kazakhs and Uighurs Fleeing China Feel Unsafe

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

CABAR.asia 20.02.20

On February 17, in Dushanbe, a presentation on the application of the Toolkit on covering religious issues in Tajikistan was held. (more…)

Conflict in the South of Kazakhstan: What Conclusions Will Authorities Draw?

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.

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Freedom of Religion in Kyrgyzstan: Necessity, Luxury, or a Threat to National Security?

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…)

Aivaj Caves – Forgotten, but Able to Enrich the History of Tajikistan

The lack of relevant state attention to ancient historical monuments may lead to the loss of Tajikistan’s pre-Islamic history, experts say. (more…)

Can Tolerance Policy Be an Effective Tool For Conflict Prevention in Tajikistan?

Aziz Timurov 23.01.20

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.

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“Koryo-Saram”: Life of Korean Community in Tajikistan

CABAR.asia 21.01.20

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…)

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