IWPR Tajikistan: How dangerous are Salafiya’s followers?
The followers of the banned Salafi movement in the country – a fundamentalist trend of Islam in favor of a return to first principles and teachings of Islam and reject the introduction to Islam elements of other religions and philosophies.
This audio programme went out in Russian and Tajik on national radio stations in Tajikistan. It was produced under two IWPR projects: Empowering Media and Civil Society Activists to Support Democratic Reforms in Tajikistan, funded by the European Union, and Strengthening Capacities, Bridging Divides in Central Asia, funded by the Foreign Ministry of Norway. The contents of this article are the sole responsibility of IWPR and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of either the European Union or the Norwegian foreign ministry.