The challenge of radical Islam in Tajikistan: Hizb ut-Tahrir al-Islami

  title={The challenge of radical Islam in Tajikistan: Hizb ut-Tahrir al-Islami},
  author={Emmanuel Karagiannis},
  journal={Nationalities Papers},
  pages={1 - 20}
Islam is by far the dominant religious faith in Tajikistan. At the end of the seventh century and the beginning of the eighth century Arab armies led by Qutayba Ibn Muslim conquered the region of Sogdiana, which included the northern part of present-day Tajikistan. The Arab invaders converted the local population to Islam and since then the Muslim faith has become an integral part of the Tajik culture. According to Tajikistan's State Committee on Religious Affairs, 97% of the Tajik population… Expand
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