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News Uzbekistan » Religion: Uzbekistan Plans 'Mini-Mosques' To Help Muslims Pray

News channel or source: https://www.rferl.org/a/uzbekistan-mini-mosques-muslims-pray/28978754.html
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

TASHKENT -- Uzbekistan plans to build numerous small mosques along ... An official in the government's Committee on Religions told RFE/RL the mosques would also meet the needs of tourists from Islamic countries, adding that if there were requests, similar ...

News Uzbekistan » Religion: The 50 most dangerous countries in the world to be a Christian: List reveals the nations most likely to persecute religion's followers, with North Korea at the top

News channel or source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5274321/50-dangerous-countries-world-Christian.html
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

Other causes include weak governments using religious nationalism to prop up their power in places like India, Myanmar and Sri Lanka, and the resurgence of Islam in central Asian countries such as Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. North Korea has topped Open ...

News Uzbekistan » Religion: Directorate of Muslims of Uzbekistan disagrees with U.S. State Dept analysis of religious freedom in republic

News channel or source: https://www.interfax.kz/?lang=eng&int_id=21&news_id=29224
Publication date: Sunday 14 January 2018

TASHKENT. Jan 15 (Interfax) - United States Department of State's inclusion of Uzbekistan in the list of countries where violations of freedom of religion occur is based on biased information and old stereotypes, the Directorate of Muslims of Uzbekistan said.

News Uzbekistan » Religion: Now more than 215 million persecuted Christians worldwide

News channel or source: http://www.catholic.org/news/hf/faith/story.php?id=76709
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

Open Doors USA cites the spread of radical Islam and increasing religious nationalism as the two major drivers ... And persecution of Christians in central Asian nations, including Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, and Azerbaijan, is intensifying under ...

News Uzbekistan » Religion: A look at world's 50 most anti-Christian countries

News channel or source: https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/a-look-at-worlds-50-most-anti-christian-countries-77065
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

Open Doors USA cites the spread of radical Islam and increasing religious nationalism as the two major drivers ... And persecution of Christians in central Asian nations, including Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, and Azerbaijan, is intensifying under ...

News Uzbekistan » Religion: State Dept. Announces World's Top 10 Religious Persecutors

News channel or source: https://www.thenewamerican.com/culture/faith-and-morals/item/27917-state-dept-announces-worlds-top-10-religious-persecutors
Publication date: onday 08 January 2018

and Uzbekistan as as Countries of Particular Concern (CPC) — meaning they bear the closest scrutiny for their past records of religious persecution. The list mirrors the nations named by the Obama administration in April 2016 — also at the urging of ...

News Uzbekistan » Religion: State Department names 10 countries as worst religious freedom offenders

News channel or source: http://www.catholicworldreport.com/2018/01/04/state-department-names-10-countries-as-worst-religious-freedom-offenders/
Publication date: hursday 04 January 2018

Advocates of religious freedom applauded the list, but said that several additional countries should have been added. The countries of Burma, China, Eritrea, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan were labeled as ...

News Uzbekistan » Religion: United States places Pakistan on Special Watch List for severe violations of religious freedoms

News channel or source: https://scroll.in/latest/863862/united-states-places-pakistan-on-special-watch-list-for-severe-violations-of-religious-freedoms
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

The re-designations are in accordance with the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 in the United States. The US had listed Myanmar, China, Eritrea, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan as countries of ...

News Uzbekistan » Religion: U.S. places Pakistan on watch list for religious freedom violations

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-religion/u-s-state-dept-re-designates-countries-for-violating-religious-freedom-idUSKBN1ET1OA
Publication date: hursday 04 January 2018

The re-designated countries were China, Eritrea, Iran, Myanmar, North Korea, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. They were re-designated on Dec. 22. “The protection of religious freedom is vital to peace, stability, and ...

News Uzbekistan » Religion: Uzbekistan: A place where religious tolerance prevails

News channel or source: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/may/18/travel-uzbekistan-where-religious-tolerance-prevai/
Publication date: hursday 18 May 2017

Our media are inundated with stories of strife, especially from the arch of instability which reaches from the Atlas Mountains to Afghanistan. However, there are some areas where one can experience moderate and tolerant Islam, which lived for centuries in ...