Kyrgyzstan to regulate religious schools

Bishkek plans to introduce laws in an effort to increase state control over religious schools, but some say move does not cater to Muslim-majority population.

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    Kyrgyzstan wants to change the way religious schools operate.

    It plans to introduce laws to regulate studies, in an effort to increase state control over religious schools.

    But, some say the move does not cater to the Muslim-majority population.

    Al Jazeera's Hoda Abdel Hamid reports from Bishkek.


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