All posts filed under: Central Asia

Modern Russia will Share Fate of Tzars and Communists

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 […]

The Border Incident: 2 Meters … Good for who and Harmful for who!?

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 […]

Tajikistan: 10th Anniversary of Law about Religion

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 […]

Meetings to Explain the Damage of “Religious Extremism” Begin in Kyrgyzstan

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) […]

The SCO Uses Slogans of Terrorism and Extremism in the War against Islam and Muslims

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 […]

The Prosecutor’s Office in Penza demanded 20 schools prohibit female students from wearing hijab

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 […]

Why has Rahmon canceled the Internet Price Rise?

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 […]

The Former President Calls for Dialogue with the Current President

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 […]

100 years since the Paris Peace Conference: History is not Studied for Knowledge but to Take Lessons From

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 […]

The US has replaced anger with mercy concerning the dictatorship of Taghut in Uzbekistan

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, […]

As of 1 January 2019, New Amendments in Law in the Kyrgyz Republic

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 […]

The 80th Anniversary of the Kyrgyz Parliament

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 Tension between the Current and Former Presidents has become a Clear Political and Media Conflict 

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 […]

China’s Planned Clampdown on Muslim Uighurs

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 […]

Who is Destabilizing Central Asia?

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 […]