Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Tajikistan Considers Ban on Youth in Religious Organizations

The government of Tajikistan is considering banning citizens under 18-years of age from attending religious services in mosques, churches, and other centers of worship. The legislation under consideration is prompted by the rise of Islamism in the country, but would prompt many of the country's remaining non-Muslims to immigrate to Russia and other countries in the region that allow freedom of worship. More here.

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