The Methods of Countering Extremism on the Internet Discussed in Dushanbe

cabar.asia 14.01.20

On December 12-13, IWPR Tajikistan together with the Committee of Religion, Regulation of Traditions, Celebrations and Ceremonies under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan and The Public Fund Civil Internet Policy Initiative (CIPI) Tajikistan held the Third Regional Forum on Preventing Violent Extremism in Digital Dimensions.


“Grandchildren Ask Where Their Dad Is”. Video Report on the Families of Tajik Citizens Who Left for Iraq

cabar.asia 31.12.19

They wish to see their loved ones safe and sound. CABAR.asia video report on the lives of families whose members went to Iraq succumbed to the terrorist groups’ propaganda.


Dushanbe Interfaith Festival “Tajikistan – Our Home”

cabar.asia 27.12.19

Tajik tyubeteykas (skullcaps) of all colors and styles and Kyrgyz caps, Christian priests’ hats and turbans, colorfully embroidered national and European dresses: everything here was festive, colorful and organic. The first Interfaith Festival “Tajikistan – Our Home” was held in Dushanbe. (more…)

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

cabar.asia 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.

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 CABAR.asia. (more…)

VIDEO: Rules for media coverage of religions

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


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.

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.

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.