Islam and Muslims in Kyrgyzstan

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Capital: Bishkek
Population: 5.8 million (July 2017 est.)
Muslims Percent: 75% (approx 4.35 million)

Islam in Kyrgyzstan

The Religious Faith of the Kyrgyz [PDF]

Islamic Revivalism and State Failure in Kyrgyzstan - Eric McGlinchey [PDF]

Crisis in Kyrgyzstan - Guardian Newspaper, UK

Kyrgyzstan: Human Rights Fact Sheet

Human Rights Watch (HRW) World Report 2014 Kyrgyzstan: Events of 2013 - HRW

24/02/2018 Children abandoned as Kyrgyz parents seek work abroad - Al Jazeera
04/01/2018 Moscow's Little Kyrgyzstan - Al Jazeera
04/12/2017 As Islam grows in Kyrgyzstan, worshippers need proper guidance: analysts - Caravanserai
14/11/2017 Kyrgyz-Uzbek citizens welcome reopening of borders - Al Jazeera
30/08/2016 Suicide attack targets Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan - Al Jazeera
17/06/2016 The Danger of “Islamophobia” in Kyrgyzstan -
17/11/2015 More Mosques Than Schools Being Built in Kyrgyzstan - VOA News
01/11/2014 Ismaili Mawlana Hazar Imam in Kyrgyzstan to review AKDN activities - The Ismaili
28/01/2014 Police Abuse, Extortion of Gay Men - HRW
23/01/2011 Kyrgyz Mosques Under Greater Scrutiny As Ties Between Islam, Extremism Emerge - Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
27/06/2010 Southern Kyrgyzstan pogroms - Al Jazeera
20/06/2010 Uzbeks in desperate plea for aid as full horror of ethnic slaughter emerges - The Guardian
19/06/2010 US seeks Kyrgyz refugees' return - Al Jazeera
18/06/2010 Kyrgyz leader Otunbayeva visits troubled south as "one million" feared affected by ethnic unrest - Al Jazeera
17/06/2010 Kyrgyz violence level 'alarming', UN says - Al Jazeera
13/06/2010 Kyrgyz gangs accused of 'genocide' as death toll rises - Independent, UK
03/02/2010 Kyrgyzstan: Where have all the men gone? - Independent, UK
07/08/2006 Popular Kyrgyz imam Rafik Kamalov shot dead - BBC
20/03/2006 Kyrgyzstan's revolution: One year on - BBC
08/08/2005 Kyrgyz group Hizb ut Tahrir aims for Caliphate - BBC
25/03/2005 Newly-appointed acting Kyrgyz president Kurmanbek Bakiyev pledges June election - The Guardian
26/06/2004 Proselytization Eats Away At Muslim Majority In Kyrgyzstan - Islam Online
05/08/2003 Investigation: Kyrgyz "Slaves" on Kazak Plantations - IWPR
11/07/2003 No Sex, Please, We're Kyrgyz - IWPR
04/07/2003 Kyrgyz President Gets Lifelong Immunity - IWPR
14/02/2002 The new religions in Kyrgyzstan republic - Pravda, Russia
31/08/2001 Trial Focuses Attention On Possible Uighur Repression


Islam in Kyrgyzstan - Wikipedia

Religion in Kyrgyzstan - Wikipedia

Kyrgystan News - Al Jazeera

Kyrgystan News - The Guardian


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