Tajikistan

VIDEO: Rules for media coverage of religions

Belief.cabar.asia continues a series of videos about interfaith dialogue, tolerance, and secularism.

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VIDEO: How media can avoid becoming a vehicle for spreading radical ideas

Belief.cabar.asia continues a series of videos about interreligious concord, tolerance, and secularism.
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How Do Yaghnobi People Live? A Report from the Remote Area of Tajikistan

Mazhab Djuma 11.10.19

There is no hospital in the Yaghnob Valley, and the elementary school is only up to the fourth grade. In October, the roads already are covered with snow and communication with the “big land” is lost for six months. The Yaghnobi people live here. They have preserved the ancient Iranian language, a direct descendant of Sogdian.
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IWPR Trained GBAO Religious Leaders on Media Literacy

cabar.asia 10.10.19

More than 80 religious leaders completed trainings conducted by IWPR in partnership with the Committee of Religion, Regulation of National Traditions, Celebrations and Ceremonies under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan, in three districts of the GBAO: Darvoz, Vanj Districts and in the city of Khorog, from the 1st to 5th of October.
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IWPR Tajikistan: Dialogue Meetings with Activists of the Vanj District of GBAO

IWPR Tajikistan together with representatives of the Committee on Women and Family Affairs under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan met with activists of the Vanj district of GBAO.
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Interfaith marriages in Tajikistan: all is possible if you are in love

cabar.asia 08.10.19

Different religions should not become the obstacles to marriage, as religious scholars and representatives of clergy say. The main thing that matters is mutual respect and following the traditions of both sides.
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Tajik Authorities Do Not Hasten to Return Children Brought from Iraq

cabar.asia 07.10.19

The authorities want to be certain that these children will not constitute a public danger in the future.
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IWPR in Tajikistan Promotes Involvement of Local Communities in Work to Reduce the Growth of Radicalism and Extremism among Youth

cabar.asia 02.09.19

Local communities on the southern borders of Tajikistan with Afghanistan, in the region named after Mir Sayyid Ali Hamadoni (the former Moscow region) discussed the situation with the growth of extremism and religious intolerance among young and offered their vision for solving the problem. (more…)

In Tajikistan, youth perceive atheists as enemies of religion

cabar.asia 28.08.19

Back in 30s in Tajikistan there was a “Society of the Atheists,” freely operating and clearly enjoying state support. But now atheists, because of the agressive reaction of society, prefer to stay low and quiet. (more…)

Tajikistan: forced hijab poses a difficult choice for woman

In Tajikistan, some of the women complain that their own family members force them to wear a hijab. Lawyers say that for these actions are prohibited by law, but women fear that it can disrupt  the relationship within the family.

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