Blogger Harsavor, who previously exposed the rise of xenophobic attitudes among Facebook users in Tajikistan, now explains [ru] why religious hatred and intolerance have become widespread in Tajikistani groups on the social networking platform:

The shattered system of primary and secondary education, corrupt and rotten system of higher education, the official clergy which has lost [people's] trust, the absence of state-controlled religious education, weak and will-less intellectuals, the presence of a large number of uncontrolled websites with extremist and jihadist content – these are the major reasons why an increasing number of young individuals in our country become extremists.