Islamic Renaissance Party of Tajikistan

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Crackdown on Islam Causes Trouble in Tajikistan

In August, the government demanded the Islamic Renaissance Party of Tajikistan (IRPT) to cease its activities. The IRPT is “the only officially registered Islamic party in the former Soviet Union,” reports Radio Free Europe. The IRPT also sided with the United Tajik Opposition during the Tajik civil war.

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