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Tajik Court Jails Four Alleged Islamic Militants

(RFE/RL) DUSHANBE, April 28, 2006 (RFE/RL) - A court in Tajikistan's northern Sughd province today sentenced four alleged members of the outlawed Islamic group Hizb ut-Tahrir to jail terms of between five and 10 years.

The four were found guilty of inciting national and religious hatred and of calling for the violent overthrow of the country's constitutional order.

Court officials said this was the fourth trial this year of alleged Hizb ut-Tahrir members in Sughd.

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