Islamic Renaissance Party of Tajikistan
Published 5th November, 2013
The Islamic Renaissance Party of Tajikistan or IRP was founded in 1990 and is the only Islamist party in Tajikistan.
Having been banned in 1993, the party was part of the United Tajik Opposition (UTO) in the 1992 – 1997 civil war but was made legal once more in 1998.
In the 2000, 2005 and 2010 elections the party won two seats each time in the 63 seat Assembly of Representatives.