Uzbekistan Goes After Islam with Clothing Ban and Cameras - EurasiaNet

Authorities in Uzbekistan are increasing their surveillance of Muslims, while showing greater concern about what they wear.

At the beginning of March, a representative from the government-controlled Muslim Spiritual Board in Namangan Region requested that cameras be installed in and around 181 mosques in the area, Regnum reported . Authorities claim the installation of security...

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  1. Atambayev orders financial support for banners promoting traditional Kyrgyz women's clothing and discouraging ...
    The banners sparked hot debates in the society: one side supported the idea, saying Kyrgyz women never wore the clothing as worn by many women now practicing Islam in Kyrgyzstan. Another side slammed the idea, saying such banners will divide the 
  2. Touro Social Work Grad School Acknowledges Achievements and Community Service
    She worked for UNESCO, the United Nation's Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization, which enabled her to return to Kyrgyzstan, and amid a changing political climate, advocate for people in need. As a single mother with four children, Ms. Amir
  3. Institute for War and Peace Reporting Islam's Psychological Comfort for Kyrgyz Women
    They are awaiting the arrival of Chubak azhy Zhalilov, the ex-mufti of Kyrgyzstan and one of the country's best-known preachers, to deliver one of his regular lectures followed by a question and answer session. There are all ages here, from elderly
  4. Touro College News Touro Social Work Recognizes Student Achievement, Community Service
    She worked for UNESCO, the United Nation's Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization, which enabled her to return to Kyrgyzstan, and amid a changing political climate, advocate for people in need. As a single mother with four children, Ms. Amir
  5. The Diplomat Radicalization in Kyrgyzstan Is No Myth
    Men with beards and dressed in Afghan-style clothing knock on the doors of every house offering Islamic teachings. And then there's the darker side: Reportedly, 500 youth from Kyrgyzstan have joined terrorist groups in Syria. All this, however, has not 

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  1. Noted: If Hillary Clinton says something about sexism, youd better pay attention. Yesterday at something called a townterview (fun with portmanteaus!) with students and other young people in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, the secretary of state was fielding some pretty boring questions until the moderator...
  2.  China is expanding trade into nearby former Soviet Republics such as Tajikstan and Kyrgyzstan. There are caravans of Chinese trucks that bring clothing, electronic appliances flooding into Central Asia to
  3. QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) - Gunmen torched more than two dozen tankers carrying fuel to NATO troops and killed a driver Wednesday, the sixth attack on convoys taking supplies to Afghanistan since Pakistan closed a key border crossing almost a week ago.Islamabad shut down the Torkham crossing along...

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    ISBN 9781312109391,1312109394
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  2. Published by Routledge 2016
    ISBN 9781317631156,1317631153
    144 pages
    Much scholarship of any region focuses on the perceived problems that hold back a population. Central Asia is no exception, as it is a region with political, economic, and environmental problems that seem to keep Central Asians from a "better" future. Alongside all the struggles of life, however, are relationships of meaning and wellness that contribute to a "life worth living." Recognizing the struggles of everyday life, contributors to this book explore how people navigate relationships to find meaning, how elders attempt to re-establish morality, and how development workers pursue new futures. Such futures centre around the role of family, friends, and meaningful employment in yielding contentment; and the influence of Islam, ethnicity, and hospitality on community. The first regional collection to take well-being as a frame of analysis, the contributors show how visions, spaces, and cosmologies of well-being inform everyday life in Central Asia. This volume will appeal not only to those interested in Central Asia, but more broadly to anyone concerned with how taking well-being into account better captures the complex realities of life in any region. This book was published as a special issue of Central Asian Survey.
  3. Published by Lexington Books 2015
    ISBN 9781498515177,1498515177
    308 pages
    Kyrgyzstan is probably the best known of any central Asian country, the one that has elicited the most academic publications, reports by NGOs or advocacy groups, and op-eds in the media. The country opened up massively to Western influence through development aid for civil society and for economic reforms, faced two revolutions in 2005 and 2010, and experienced bloody interethnic conflict in 2010. Kyrgyzstan is therefore commonly studied as a twin case: that of having been, for more than two decades, both an “island of democracy” in Central Asia—and the only country of the region to have made the transition to a parliamentary regime—and the archetypical example of a “failing state,” one marked by endemic corruption, criminalization of the state apparatus, and collapse of public services. This volume goes beyond these two clichés and provides a research-based and unideological narrative on the country. It identifies political dynamics, their powerbrokers, and the role of international organizations; investigates the profound social transformations of both the rural and the urban worlds; and examines the broad feeling, by local actors, that Kyrgyzstan’s fragile state identity should be consolidated. This book gives the floor to the new generation of scholars whose long-term vernacular-language field research made it possible to provide new interpretative prisms for the complex evolution of Kyrgyzstan.
  4. Published by Bradt Travel Guides 2015
    ISBN 9781841628561,1841628565
    320 pages
    Deep within central Asia, Kyrgyzstan's beautiful mountainscapes, dreamlike rock formations and semi-nomadic culture are gloriously unspoiled. A trip here can be as adventurous as you please: admire 5,000-year-old petroglyphs at Saimaluu-Tash, gallop on horseback through the rugged Ala-Archa Canyon, visit Bishkek's Soviet-era statues or simply laze on the shores of the vast Lake Issyk-Kul.Now in its third edition, this remains the only English-language guide dedicated solely to Kyrgyzstan. It offers in-depth coverage of historical background, health, safety and transport, plus author recommendations on the best yurt camps and chaikhanas. Join Laurence Mitchell on a magnificent journey through the country's remote Silk Road villages, ancient conifer forests and rolling alpine meadows.
  5. Published by Skira - Berenice 2016
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    A visually-stunning account of the extraordinary costumes of the nomadic peoples of Central Asia. This book is unique on two counts. First, never before has a book of the costumes of the nomadic peoples of Central Asia been published in American or Western European literature. This lavishly-illustrated volume features the work of the eminent Russian anthropologist, Claudia Ivanova Antipina, who died in 1996 at the age of 92. Claudia Ivanova Antipina was one of only a small number of Soviet Anthropologists who devoted their lives to research among the nomadic Kyrgyz, and she herself lived most of her life in Kyrgyzstan. Her work focused particularly on the material culture of the Southern Kyrgyz. The costumes and documentation in this volume represent a substantial body of research collected by the anthropologist during the years of her life in Kyrgyzstan, and have never before been published.

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  1. KYRGYZ CLOTHING. Kyrgyz clothes are characterised by many definite features, typical for the clothes of nomadic people. That can be explained by their ...
  2. Kyrgyzstan Culture: history and traditions of Kyrgyz people. Horse-back riding is one of the most important parts of Kyrgyz culture.
  3. Chinese people in Kyrgyzstan have been growing in numbers since the late 1980s. 2008 police statistics showed 60,000 Chinese nationals living in the country. However ...
  4. Kyrgyzstan is a mountainous country with a dominant agricultural sector. Cotton, tobacco, wool, and meat are the main agricultural products, although only tobacco and ...
  5. Country Brief. Kyrgyzstan is a landlocked, Central Asian country that shares borders with China, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan. Kyrgyz exports are comprised ...
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