In annexed Crimea, Russia will build detention facility for 1500 people. Overcrowding of detention facilities increased after Russia seized Crimea and turned it not only to military base but also to prison. (Source: zn.ua) Comment: After entering Crimea, Russia started to practice its old methods over the Muslims of Crimea Muslims, and the Crimean Tatars […]
Conflicts in the border area between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan are always repeated. On 22 July, there was a sad incident in which five people from Kyrgyzstan and seven people from Tajikistan were injured, and one man died. The incident was reported in the official media as follows: Tajikistan’s President Imam Ali Rahman was expected to […]
14 prisoners died from poisoning during transportation from the colonies of the General Directorate for the Execution of Punishments of the Ministry of Justice of Tajikistan, located in the cities of Khudzhand and Istaravshan, in the colony in Dushanbe, Nurek and Yavan, the press service of the General Directorate for the Execution of Punishments of […]
On 3-4 July, Bishkek hosted a seminar on “Issues of Extremism in Central Asia”. In February of this year, “the role of the press in promoting public policy in the religious sphere” was discussed in Bishkek. In March, a meeting was held in Bishkek at the initiative of the Religious Committee of Kyrgyzstan with the […]
On the 2nd of July, 2019 there was held in Dushanbe a conference dedicated to the tenth anniversary of the adoption of the law “About freedom of religion and religious associations,” Radio Ozodi reports. On this conference officials praised the law, emphasizing its effectiveness and necessity. Human rights activists traditionally criticize the law as an […]
On June 26, the Tashkent City Court convicted former Prosecutor General of Uzbekistan Rashitdzhon Kadyrov and others, a total of 13 persons, the press service of the Supreme Court of Uzbekistan reported.
Again people in Kazakhstan went out to the streets protesting against the obvious lawlessness and lies from of the regime, and in this case, the protests were caused by results of elections during which the previous president, Narsultan Nazarbayev in fact carried out a formal power transit to his creation, but keeping in his hands […]
This is a hot topic for the bloggers from Uzbekistan!!! On 8 June, for the first time in the history of social networks, in Youtube in the Uzbek-language space, a discussion of two Uzbek bloggers was held live on the topic of governance in the country. In particular, and three questions were raised. Is Uzbekistan […]
The Kyrgyz Republic President Sooronbay Jeenbekov met with President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping, who arrived in Bishkek to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit. He stated that the Chinese government has promised a $86 million grant to Kyrgyzstan. The President of Kyrgyzstan said the grant would be spent on transportation, […]
Another massacre took place on the night of May 19-20 in the Vahdat colony No. 3/2 located in the south of Tajikistan in the city of Vahdat. According to the authorities, prisoners serving the prison sentences on the religious articles organized a riot, resulting in more than thirty prisoners killed, including three warders, which is […]
Deputies of the lower house of Tajik parliament approved on the 29th of May amendments to the law “On Military Intelligence of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Tajikistan”, about the creation of intelligence activities inside the country.
Experts and practitioners in the Jalalabad region of Kyrgyzstan have jointly conducted training activities for the local population to prevent “extremism and terrorism”. The spokesman for the regional police said that these activities continue to warn of the danger of Hizb ut Tahrir, al-Akrami and the Inkariyoon Group (who have separated from the Tabligh group) […]
On 16 May, the Kyrgyz service of Radio Liberty reported: “A meeting of the secretaries of the security councils of the SCO member states was held in Bishkek. The press was not allowed to meet. After the meeting, General Secretary of SCO Vladimir Norov and Secretary of the Security Council of Kyrgyzstan Damir Sagynbayev briefed […]
On the first day of Ramadan, 06.05.2019, the prosecutor’s office of the Oktyabrsky district of Penza reported that twenty schools in Penza established in their school uniform a direct ban for students wearing hijabs. The district prosecutor’s office found before, that rules on school uniforms in 20 schools did not prohibit students from wearing religious […]
The new head of the Antimonopoly Service of Tajikistan, Ikromiddin Valizoda, on 24 April, repealed Order No. 31 – a message addressed to mobile operators states: “The Order of the Antimonopoly Service dated March 4, 2019, No. 31 “On Electricity Tariffs” should be considered invalid.” This happened after the press service of Rakhmon issued a […]
On April 9, the Kyrgyz service of Radio Liberty reported: “On April 7, 2010, a revolution occurred in Kyrgyzstan, which resulted in the removal of President Kurmanbek Bakiyev and his confidants.
Tajik pro-government historian, Ibrohim Usmonov, in an interview with the Asia-Plus correspondent, spoke about what political doctrine the population of Tajikistan should adhere to and on the basis of which it is possible to achieve political unity.
On February 21, the news agency Radio Liberty reported: “The Shayhontohursky administrative court of the city of Tashkent recognized Luiza Muminzhanova’s claim to expell her from the International Islamic Academy because of her headscarf unfounded.
Recently, Uzbek TV channels have broadcasted various programs under the title “War on Terror and Extremism”. The aim of these programs is to spread terror and fear among people especially among the youth! They also broadcasted a program entitled “The Trap in the Internet” in which the presenter said that some young people joined the […]
On March 19, the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan made a video message on the republican channels. In particular, the official website of the President of Kazakhstan published a speech that starts like this:
On 22/2/2019, the Social Democratic Party led by former President Atambayev held a press conference. What emerged during the meeting, and the main point put forward was a call for a compromise on power with the current president. Arina Karamushka, a member of the Social Democratic Party said in the conference that the former president […]
Exactly 100 years ago, on 18 January 1919, a conference was held in France for the victorious forces of the First World War to govern the defeated countries. As is well known, the great powers of the world are trying to change the reality of war according to their own interests. This year’s anniversary was […]
On December 12, the IA Gazeta.uz reported: “The United States excluded Uzbekistan from the list of violators of religious freedoms. Now Uzbekistan is on the special watch list for governments that are participating or tolerantly refer to “serious violations of religious freedom”. In previous years, Uzbekistan was in the list of countries participating in “systematic, […]
According to the civil registry office (ZAGS), in 2018 in Tajikistan, the most popular names for the newborn girls and boys were mostly Arabic names. Last year, Idris, Imran, Muhammad, Abubakr, Abdullah, Omar and Yusuf became the most popular names for the boys. For the girls, the most popular names in that year were also […]
According to Sputnik Radio, a number of amendments have been made to the Criminal Code of the Kyrgyz Republic concerning fines charges. For example, a person who spits in public places is fined 5500 Kyrgyz soms (about $ 80). Those who burn or dump household rubbish are fined 5500 Kyrgyz soms, those who leave the […]
On 21/12/2018, a conference on the 80th anniversary of the Kyrgyz Parliament was held in Bishkek. Government Representatives, including the President, former State leaders and society activists attended the conference. The conference focused on issues of democracy development, parliamentary strengthening and reform of the country’s constitution. According to the participants, Kyrgyzstan will only develop by […]
The Kyrgyz Elite Chose the Current President In last year’s presidential election, former Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev nominated Sooronbay Jeenbekov on behalf of the Social Democratic Party. Jeenbekov was a close friend of Atambayev when he worked for almost a year as prime minister until he became president. However, after he became president, he began […]
Uninvited, more than one million Han Chinese people have reportedly moved into the homes of Uighur Muslim families to report on whether they display Islamic or unpatriotic beliefs. Sent to homes in Xinjiang province by the Chinese government… tasked with watching for signs that their hosts’ attachment to Islam might be “extreme”. The informants, who describe themselves as “relatives” of the […]
The leader of the IRPT party, Mukhiddin Kabiri, once again confirmed that their party adheres to the ideas of secularism: he believes that Tajikistan should be a secular state, that is, religion should be separated from life and the state, he said in an interview with journalist Anna Tseslevskaya for the IA Fergana.ru “What should […]
On 25 September, RIA Novosti reported: “Terrorist threats in Central Asia and the CIS as a whole are taking a long-term character,” said Deputy Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Zhenish Razakov on Tuesday. “Unfortunately, we have to admit that the terrorist threat to our country emanating from Afghanistan is increasing. According to our intelligence services, members […]