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Yulia Denisenko: There Is No Universal Solution for The Rehabilitation of Returnees from Syria

cabar.asia 16.09.19

«The rehabilitation program for those returning from Syria and Iraq should be individual for each person. There is no universal solution. If it existed across the globe, it would have been successfully used already,» – Julia Denisenko, an independent expert on countering extremism and deradicalization, noted in her interview for CABAR.asia. (more…)

How the Shiites Live in Kyrgyzstan: Report from the Imam Ali Mosque

cabar.asia 09.09.19

The only mosque of the Twelver Shiites of Kyrgyzstan is located in Bishkek.

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Elier Karimov: Mandatory quotas for women will positively affect the solution of gender problems in Uzbekistan

cabar.asia 06.09.19

What needs to be done to raise the status of women in Uzbekistan? Elier Karimov, Doctor of Historical Sciences, professor at Hofstra University (New York, USA) considers it useful to legally strengthen the measures which provide privileges for women.
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Tajikistan: forced hijab poses a difficult choice for woman

cabar.asia 28.08.19

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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Numbers of Convicted for Inciting Hatred Increase in Kazakhstan

cabar.asia 15.08.19

They are listed as extremists and even after release those convicted under article 174 of the Criminal Code encounter severe barriers to employment and earnings.
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Political Debates Around Hajj: Tajik Experts on Fatwas Prohibiting Visiting Mecca

cabar.asia 09.08.19

Tajik experts and clergy comment on fatwas of the famous Muslim ulama, who declared it impermissible to go for Hajj.
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Taliban’s Coming to Power: What Are the Risks and Challenges for the Region?

 Why did Russia propose to exclude the Taliban from the list of extremist organizations? What will the possible inclusion of the Taliban to the Afghan government lead to? Ismoil Rakhmatov, an expert on the regional issues, tutor at the Tajik-Russian Slavonic University, believes that the possible coming of the Taliban to power can be equally dangerous for both Tajikistan and China.
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Kazakhstan: Life of Non-traditional Religions

cabar.asia 06.08.19

In 2018, 20 people in Kazakhstan were sentenced to prison terms for peaceful expression of religious views, according to the international religious freedom report. According to it, Baptists, Seventh Day Adventists and Jehovah’s Witnesses were persecuted among Christian groups. (more…)

Fourteen Tajik Prisoners Dead: Mother of the Deceased Does Not Believe in Authorities’ Explanation 

cabar.asia 09.07.19

Fourteen Tajik prisoners died when transported from Sughd region to southern Tajikistan.
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Khatlon Clerics’ Competition: Healthcare Centers, Schools, Lenin Monument

cabar.asia 05.07.19

In Khatlon region on the south of Tajikistan, the clergy, apparently while competing with each other, are improving public spaces in cities and districts.

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