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News Uzbekistan » Religion: Uzbekistan's long road towards religious freedom

News channel or source: http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Uzbekistan%27s-long-road-towards-religious-freedom-43633.html
Publication date: onday 16 April 2018

Many prisoners of conscience have been released, but many others have not. At the same time, people continue to be put on trial on religious grounds. It is hard to know how many are in prison for real crimes or because of their faith. Tashkent (AsiaNews ...

News Uzbekistan » Religion: Russian-Uzbek Restaurant Coming to Hoffman Center - Alexandria Living Magazine

News channel or source: https://alexandrialivingmagazine.com/food-and-dining/russian-restaurant-coming-to-hoffman-center/
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

Alexandria Living MagazineRussian-Uzbek Restaurant Coming to Hoffman CenterAlexandria Living MagazineThe menu will include caviar, Russian potato salad, Borsch soup, beef stroganoff and Plov, the national dish of Uzbekistan. The dish consists of carrots chickpeas, raisins, spices and lamb. The menu will also include imported wines, beer and alcoholic ...

News Uzbekistan » Religion: Dialogue between reason and religion an antidote to populism

News channel or source: https://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/dialogue-between-reason-and-religion-an-antidote-to-populism-1.3471528
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

When I was Irish ambassador to Uzbekistan, my wife and I visited the synagogue in Bukhara. In the 19th century, Bukhara was home to a school of Islam that contributed significantly to social cohesion and inter-religious understanding in Central Asia and ...

News Uzbekistan » Religion: UZBEKISTAN: Prisoners of conscience freed, others not - Forum 18

News channel or source: http://www.forum18.org/archive.php?article_id=2369
Publication date: Friday 13 April 2018

UZBEKISTAN: Prisoners of conscience freed, others notForum 18The Uzbek authorities arrested Mirzorakhimov in September 2013 for carrying the Koran and Muslim sermons on his mobile phone as he transited through Tashkent. He was sentenced the following month to five years' imprisonment under Criminal Code Article ...and more »

News Uzbekistan » Religion: UZBEKISTAN: Prisoners of conscience freed, others not

News channel or source: http://www.forum18.org/archive.php?article_id=2369
Publication date: hursday 12 April 2018

The only reason for such arrests was that a higher official had ordered someone to be arrested without stating why (see Forum 18's Uzbekistan religious freedom survey http://www.forum18.org/ archive.php?article_id=2314). Trials with threat of jailing ...

News Uzbekistan » Religion: Uzbek Government Eases Restrictions on Muslims - The Jamestown Foundation

News channel or source: https://jamestown.org/program/uzbek-government-eases-restrictions-on-muslims/
Publication date: hursday 12 April 2018

The Jamestown FoundationUzbek Government Eases Restrictions on MuslimsThe Jamestown FoundationUnder the late Islam Karimov, the first president of Uzbekistan, who ruled with an iron fist for more than 25 years until his sudden death in September 2016, the country had a reputation for restrictive and suppressive policies toward the pious ...and more »

News Uzbekistan » Religion: National Exhibition of Turkmenistan opens new prospects for cooperation

News channel or source: http://uza.uz/en/business/national-exhibition-of-turkmenistan-opens-new-prospects-for--24-04-2018
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

In the message it is noted that Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan are strategic partners, they are firmly linked by the centuries-old ties of friendship and good-neighborliness, common history, religion and language, culture, customs and traditions, and great ...

News Uzbekistan » Religion: UZBEKISTAN: Legally-published religious literature "extremist"? - Forum 18

News channel or source: http://www.forum18.org/archive.php?article_id=2367
Publication date: Friday 06 April 2018

UZBEKISTAN: Legally-published religious literature "extremist"?Forum 18Bobojonov was convicted under Criminal Code Article 244-1 ("Production, storage, distribution or display of materials containing a threat to public security and public order"), Part 2 ("Dissemination of materials containing ideas of religious extremism ...

News Uzbekistan » Religion: Uzbekistan, Tajikistan mull regional security

News channel or source: https://en.trend.az/casia/uzbekistan/2888617.html
Publication date: onday 16 April 2018

According to him, opening borders with neighboring countries also leads to increasing attempts to smuggle religious extremist literature, drugs and weapons into the country. Three more checkpoints on the border between Uzbekistan and Tajikistan were opened ...

News Uzbekistan » Religion: Uzbekistan invites India to join deradicalisation programme - Economic Times

News channel or source: https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/uzbekistan-invites-india-to-join-deradicalisation-programme/articleshow/63550631.cms
Publication date: Friday 30 March 2018

Economic TimesUzbekistan invites India to join deradicalisation programmeEconomic TimesUzbekistan has invited India to join its deradicalisation initiatives and share best practices, Norov told ET in Tashkent while speaking about the necessity to promote the true essence of the religion worldwide. “The Hanafi school of Islam is prevalent ...

News Uzbekistan » Religion: On telephone conversation of the Presidents of Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan

News channel or source: http://uza.uz/en/politics/on-telephone-conversation-of-the-presidents-of-uzbekistan-an-12-04-2018
Publication date: hursday 12 April 2018

Positive dynamics in development and strengthening Uzbekistan – Azerbaijan relations of centuries-old friendship and strategic partnership were noted with deep satisfaction. Common history, culture, religion and closeness of spiritual values, traditions ...

News Uzbekistan » Religion: UZBEKISTAN: Will authorities pardon tortured, jailed Shia Muslim? - Forum 18

News channel or source: http://www.forum18.org/archive.php?article_id=2365
Publication date: hursday 29 March 2018

UZBEKISTAN: Will authorities pardon tortured, jailed Shia Muslim?Forum 18Relatives of Shia Muslim Jahongir Kulijanov, serving a five-year prison term for exercising freedom of religion or belief, are hoping his appeal for a pardon will be granted and he will be freed. Bahodir Akromov, now the acting head of the Interior ...

News Uzbekistan » Religion: Uzbekistan looks up from Central Asia's cockpit of the world,

News channel or source: http://www.afr.com/news/world/asia/uzbekistan-looks-up-from-central-asias-cockpit-of-the-world-20180418-h0yxu5
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Uzbekistan is in the middle of Central Asia and Central Asia is in the middle of Eurasia. The region is the cockpit of the world, one where the great religions – Christianity, Buddhism, Islam, Judaism and Hinduism – have clashed, but also, occasionally ...

News Uzbekistan » Religion: Left behind: Eurasia's overlooked political prisoners appeal for justice - Open Democracy

News channel or source: https://www.opendemocracy.net/od-russia/tamara-grigoryeva-ismail-djalilov/left-behind
Publication date: hursday 29 March 2018

Open DemocracyLeft behind: Eurasia's overlooked political prisoners appeal for justiceOpen DemocracySimilarly in Uzbekistan the government cut off all information sources and has been falsely imprisoning hundreds of its citizens for allegedly belonging to extremist groups. Tulaganova recalls that when it became clear that the regime in Uzbekistan was ...and more »

News Uzbekistan » Religion: Central Asia's Democratic Backslide Continues, Except for Uzbekistan

News channel or source: https://thediplomat.com/2018/04/central-asias-democratic-backslide-continues-except-for-uzbekistan/
Publication date: Wednesday 11 April 2018

Uzbekistan, however, recorded an improvement for the first ... lawyers, social media users, and religious communities — and negative changes in the realm of judicial systems. The full Kazakh report isn’t available yet. Tajikistan continued its backward ...

News Uzbekistan » Religion: Uzbek Christians report continued state pressure, despite recent UN criticism - Sight Magazine

News channel or source: https://www.sightmagazine.com.au/news/9041-uzbek-christians-report-continued-state-pressure-despite-recent-un-criticism
Publication date: uesday 27 March 2018

Uzbek Christians report continued state pressure, despite recent UN criticismSight MagazineWorld Watch Monitor. State harassment against Baptists in Uzbekistan has continued despite the UN's recent criticism of the country's religious rights records. UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom or Religion or Belief, Ahmed Shaheed, said: “Law changes ...

News Uzbekistan » Religion: Intervention package improves men’s health in Uzbekistan

News channel or source: http://www.euro.who.int/en/health-topics/noncommunicable-diseases/diabetes/news/news/2018/4/intervention-package-improves-mens-health-in-uzbekistan
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Men in Uzbekistan tend to seek health care less frequently than ... from youth leaders to government agencies, religious representatives to women’s committees. After 1 year, the 8 pilot facilities saw a nearly 80% uptake of cardiometabolic risk screening ...

News Uzbekistan » Religion: UZBEKISTAN: Officials bully child, "show trial", fines - Forum 18

News channel or source: http://www.forum18.org/archive.php?article_id=2361
Publication date: onday 19 March 2018

UZBEKISTAN: Officials bully child, "show trial", finesForum 18(Unjust trials with flagrant breaches of due process are normal - see Forum 18's Uzbekistan religious freedom survey http://www.forum18.org/archive.php?article_id=2314.) Judge S. Mikhliyev, Chair of Tashkent City Bektemir District Administrative Court ...

News Uzbekistan » Religion: Sayyid Haitham to visit Uzbekistan for Al Biruni library building opening - Times of Oman

News channel or source: http://timesofoman.com/article/129989
Publication date: uesday 13 March 2018

Times of OmanSayyid Haitham to visit Uzbekistan for Al Biruni library building openingTimes of OmanSayyid Haitham will be accompanied by an official delegation comprising Sheikh Abdullah bin Mohammed Al Salmi, Minister of Awqaf and Religious Affairs, Sayyid Badr bin Hamad Al Busaidi, Secretary General of the Foreign Ministry, Mohammed bin Said Al ...and more »