Back in August, I highlighted a new law on the registration of religious groups in Tajikistan
. IWPR reports on the current state of play
, with the law still under discussion, if somewhat less restrictive than what was on the table last summer. The main point I wanted to note, however, is the opinion from IWPR that the law is targeted squarely at foreign missionaries in the country, especially Protestants. An analyst quoted by RFE-RL had thought it was anti-Sunni; I found that interesting, but couldn't see where he was getting it.