Page last updated at 06:59 GMT, Friday, 26 February 2010

Islam on the rise in Tajikstan


The central asian republic of Tajikistan holds parliamentary elections on Sunday.

Among the contesting parties is the Islamic Renaissance Party, the only legal Islamic party in the region.

Rayhan Demytrie reports on why young people in Tajikistan are increasingly following an Islamic lifestyle.


Story Tools


Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2017 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific