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Tajikistan

Tajikistan Jails Two Alleged Hizb ut-Tahrir Members

<div class="caption"><div class="watermark"> <a href="http://gdb.rferl.org/D8D79751-FCD6-4597-8AC2-0720F2E06305_mw800_mh600.jpg" rel="ibox" title="Kyrgyz police show weapons and leaflets allegedly belonging to Hizb ut-Tahrir members seized in March (RFE/RL)"> <img alt="Kyrgyz police show weapons and leaflets allegedly belonging to Hizb ut-Tahrir members seized in March (RFE/RL)" src="http://gdb.rferl.org/D8D79751-FCD6-4597-8AC2-0720F2E06305_w203.jpg" class="photo" border="0"></a></div><p>Kyrgyz police show weapons and leaflets allegedly belonging to Hizb ut-Tahrir members seized in March (RFE/RL)</p></div>June 9, 2006 -- Reports from Tajikistan say two people have been sentenced to 10 and 13 years in prison, respectively, on charges of belonging to the banned radical Islamic group Hizb ut-Tahrir.


The verdict was reached on June 7 in the northern city of Khujand.


The city court also ruled the two should be barred from publicly conducting religious activities for five years following their release from prison.


(Asia-Plus)

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