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Islam in Moldova

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Islam in Moldova

According to the US Department of State, there is a small community of Muslims in Moldova, numbering a few thousand.[2]

In 2005, the Spiritual Organisation of Muslims in Moldova headed by Talgat Masaev was denied registration despite of the appeal of the Mission to Moldova of the

  • Briefing: Moldova’s Unofficial Muslims
  • Moldova: Muslims Vow To Defy "Illegal" Worship Ban
  • Report on the Implementation of the Minorities Rights in Moldova

External links

  1. ^ Pew Forum, 2011-01 report
  2. ^ US department of state
  3. ^ Forum 18 Search/Archive
  4. ^ Moldovan Muslim Leader 'Disappointed' By Anti-Islamic Remarks
  5. ^ Moldovans Rally To Protest Formal Recognition Of Islam
  6. ^ Conservatives Angered By Moldova's Recognition Of Muslims

Notes

The Moldovan Orthodox Church opposed the recognition of Islam and joined protests with conservative groups.[6]

As of 2011, officially there were just 2,000 Muslims in Moldova. But the Islamic League said the number was closer to 17,000, though not all of them were registered as Muslims because previous governments considered Islam to be illegal.[5]

In March 2011, the Islamic League of Moldova (Liga Islamica din Moldova), an NGO representing Moldova's Muslims, was officially registered by the Moldovan Justice Ministry as the first legally recognized Muslim association in Moldova. It had applied for registration in 2008.[4]

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