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DOI: 10.1163/092598808X262542 © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2008 Review of Central and East European Law 33 (2008) 95-134 Freedom of Expression on the Internet: A Case Study of Uzbekistan Zhanna Kozhamberdiyeva * Abstract Against the framework of international human rights law, this article

In: Review of Central and East European Law
Author: Timur Dadabaev

Power, Social Life, and Public Memory in Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan TIMUR DADABAEV University of Tsukuba & University of Tokyo, Japan dadabaev@chiiki.tsukuba.acjp ABSTRACT This article attempts to analyse the memory of people through recollections of the everyday life of people in Soviet times

In: Inner Asia
Author: Marianne Kamp

© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2010 DOI: 10.1163/157006010X544269 Die Welt des Islams 50 (2010) 503-531 Where Did the Mullahs Go? Oral Histories from Rural Uzbekistan Marianne Kamp Laramie, WI Abstract Oral histories with elderly collective farmers in Uzbekistan, who recalled the establishment

In: Die Welt des Islams
Author: Cloé Drieu

© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2010 DOI: 10.1163/157006010X545835 Die Welt des Islams 50 (2010) 532-563 Cinema, Local Power and the Central State: Agencies in Early Anti-Religious Propaganda in Uzbekistan Cloé Drieu * Paris Abstract Lenin, Stalin or Trotsky took early measures to control the

In: Die Welt des Islams
Author: John Gibbons

To understand Uzbekistan’s religious freedom situation, one must understand that 93% of Uzbekistan’s citizens are Muslim (mostly Sunni), 4% are Russian Orthodox, and the remaining 3% are Roman Catholic, Korean Christian, Baptist, Lutheran, Seventh-day Adventist, Evangelical Christian, Pentecostal

In: Encyclopedia of Law and Religion Online
Author: Minorsky, V.

(Özbek) b. Muḥammad Pahlawān b. Ildegiz (Eldigüz?), fifth and last atābek of Ād̲h̲arbāid̲j̲ān (607—622 = 1210—1225). According to Yāḳūt, Uzbek’s laḳab was Muẓaffar al-Dīn.

Author: Hans Nugteren

Uzbek (Ozbek, Özbek) is a Turkic language spoken by some 23 million people, most of whom live in Uzbekistan, while the remainder are distributed over neighboring countries, the largest groups being found in Afghanistan and Tajikistan. Arabic influence on modern Uzbek is restricted to loanwords; the

Republic of Uzbekistan Ozbekiston Respublikasi Capital: Tashkent (Population estimate, 2013: 2.3 million) Head of State:Shavkat Mirziyoyev (President) National Flag: Five unequal horizontal stripes of light blue, red, white, red and light green with a white crescent and 12 white stars in the top

[German Version] is a Central Asian state, sovereign since Sep 1, 1991 (Commonwealth of Independent States). Uzbekistan occupies an area of 447,400 km2 populated by Uzbeks (20 million) and several minorities: Russians, Tajiks, Koreans, and others (5 million). Major cities include Tashkent, the

In: Religion Past and Present Online

A long-gone grand civilization of Muslim culture is evoked for most Westerners by naming Uzbekistan’s cities Tashkent, Samarkand, and Bukhara. Even during the Soviet era, when Uzbekistan was often combined with several other “-stans” as central Asia, tourists were shown a tent (urta) commemorating

In: The Encyclopedia of Christianity Online