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Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) while upholding Kashmiris' right to self-determination in accordance with the relevant UN Security Council resolutions, reaffirmed its member countries' unwavering support to the "just cause" of Kashmiri people ...
It's also one of the world's most repressive police states, where the government reportedly once disposed of two political prisoners by boiling them alive. But Uzbekistan's regime has been shaken by the death last month of President Islam Karimov - the ...

The Margilan city criminal court in eastern Uzbekistan's Fergana region sentenced five members of a jihadist group to jail terms of up to 9 years for spreading the extremist ideas including calls for violent upheaval, a source in the court told Sputnik ...
(Reuters) - A military helicopter crashed in Uzbekistan on Wednesday, killing nine people on board, state news agency UzA said.
The UNAMA report goes on to say that majority of these casualties have been caused by the Taliban and groups like Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), Haqqani Network, Hezb-e-Islami, Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, Islamic Jihad Union ...
Mevlut Cavusoglu spoke to journalists during a meeting of Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) ministers in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. "Instead ... He added: "We are faced with the reality of Gaza, which has become a big open-air prison in Palestine ...

They cannot leave their villages," Cavusoglu told the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)'s Contact Group on Rohingya Muslims meeting in the Uzbekistan capital Tashkent. "The towns as well as the camps they are living in are like open prisons.
For decades now, political court hearings against opposition, former government leaders ended with prison terms and assassinations in Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Belarus and Central Asian countries.
Outside powers may be relieved that the death of Islam Karimov, Uzbekistan's president since 1991, has been followed by a seemingly smooth, orderly transition, rather than creating a political vacuum filled by competing contenders.
If I were a voter in the Blackburn constituency my vote would go to Craig Murray, the ex-ambassador to Uzbekistan, who resigned from the diplomatic service over the foreign secretary's refusal to discount information obtained by torture in the prisons ...
Srinagar: The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), the representative body of Muslim countries, has invited the illegally detained Hurriyet leaders to attend its meeting scheduled to be held in Uzbekistan this month. In a letter addressed to the ...
Bhopal: Uzbek national Djuraeva Barno left for Delhi on Friday and is to fly to her country, bringing to an end a long and excruciating wait streching to almost a year.
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) - an amalgam of 54 Muslim countries - has invited the incarcerated resistance leadership to attend its meeting scheduled to be held in Uzbekistan this month. ... "Thanking the Organisation of Islamic ...
Best known today for its rugs, the Uzbek city of Bukhara has been admired for centuries for its holy architecture and acclaimed seats of learning.
The amnesty means that female inmates, people who were convicted of crimes when they were underage, male inmates over 60 years of age, foreigners, and handicapped prisoners, among others, will be released from prison. It is not known exactly how ...

Her daughter, who remained in the family's native Uzbekistan, grew concerned when she hadn't heard from Gorbunova for several days and called a family friend who was based in New York for help.
Barno was released from Bhopal Central Jail on October 3 after completing her 10-month term. Since then she had been living in Childline office on TT Nagar police station premises as police officials found it was best place for protection and care of ...
Uzbek woman D Juraeva Barno, who was recently released from Bhopal Central Jail, is anxiously waiting for Reunion with family once she got deported to Uzbekistan. ... Barno had been victim of luck which landed her into prison for at least 10 months.
According to official reports, Lal Bahadur Shastri died due to cardiac arrest in Tashkent of Uzbekistan. However, people have claimed a deep-rooted conspiracy in his death.
Protester Gennadii Afanasiev, 26, has just been released from two years of torture and humiliation he suffered in Russia's maximum security jails. He was freed after an advocacy group helped secure a prisoner exchange. ... "For all this time I lived in ...
Ambassador MK Bhadrakumar served as a career diplomat in the Indian Foreign Service for over 29 years, with postings including India's ambassador to Uzbekistan (1995-1998) and to Turkey (1998-2001). He writes the "Indian Punchline" blog and has ...
intelligence Agencies Are Gathering Information Against You in Case of Your Dissent THOMAS HEDGES, TRNN: The Sam Adams Awards are given out annually to people within the Intelligence Community who've stepped forward to blow the whistle on ...
citizen of Kyrgyzstan Kh.A., born in 1995, was sentenced to 16 years in prison; citizen of Kyrgyzstan R.A., born in 1989 - 10 years; citizen of Uzbekistan T.Sh., born in 1994 - 18 years; citizen of Uzbekistan Z.M., born in 1994 - 17 years of ...
It also confirmed that she will not face jail for the crime to which confessed hours after the killing of Anastasia (Nastya) Meshcheryakova, a child she cared for as a nanny.
A political prisoner is any crook or misfit stupid enough to believe that they can build a utopia by accepting Western money for the purposes of destabilising the Uzbek state. There are many of these crooks languishing in Uzbek prisons; takfiri ...
Uzbekistan has introduced a law protecting personal data that will make it illegal to disseminate information about people's private life without prior express permission.
... in Istanbul, where they killed 45 people and injured 229. Although only one of the terrorist was from Russia (the other two were Uzbek and Kyrgyz), it is almost certain that that their last words to one another were in Russian. .... European jails ...
... in Istanbul, where they killed 45 people and injured 229. Although only one of the terrorist was from Russia (the other two were Uzbek and Kyrgyz), it is almost certain that that their last words to one another were in Russian. .... European jails ...
Islam Karimov (Photo: Kremlin.ru)A court in the southern city of Ferghana on Wednesday rejected an appeal by Aziz Yusupov, brother of RFE/RL journalist Farruh Yusupov, against an eight year prison sentence, RFE/RL reported. Yusupov was arrested in ...
Uzbekistan's President Islam Karimov (L) dances as Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev applauds next to Uzbekistan's President Islam Karimov dances during Independence Day celebrations in Tashkent, Uzbekistan in 2007. (Photo from Reuters / Shamil ...
In Sirdaryo, a region in Eastern Uzbekistan, the governor of the province has proclaimed that if a family gathers five metric tons of cotton they will be given a free TV.
Kyrgyz Ombudsman was asked to assist in release of an Uzbek citizen who is subjected to torture. Representative ... Today, we have concerns that Mamashov is in jail in Andijan, which is "famous" for its inhuman torture," Maksim Kornienko said. The ...
Designated as a Foreign terrorist Organization by the State Department in September 2001, the IMU is a Militant Islamic group formed in 1991 with the stated purpose of overthrowing the government of Uzbekistan and to creating an Islamic State under ...
Jehovah's Witness Mansur Masharipov has appealed against a one-year prison term handed down on 18 August in the northern city of Dashoguz for allegedly assaulting a police officer back in July 2014.
Karimov, who took power in 1989, ruled with an iron fist after Uzbekistan's independence from the dissolving Soviet Union in 1991: ruthless with his opponents, his methods included torture, arbitrary imprisonment and the crushing of free speech and ...
... some who look as young as ten, talk about their desire to lay down their lives for the sake of ISIS' jihad. Last month, a video surfaced in which five young boys, from the UK, Tunisia, Egypt, Turkey and Uzbekistan, also used handguns to execute ...
The children in the video are wearing military uniforms, while the prisoners are in orange prison outfits. One of the children, identified as Abu al-Bara al-Tunisi (the ... terrorist organizations like ISIS, Jabhat al-Nusra, the Taliban, the East ...
Garratt, an Evangelical Christian from British Columbia was in jail for two years. Celil, a 47-year-old Muslim from Ontario, has been in ... In 2006, a year after obtaining his Canadian citizenship, Celil and his family flew to Uzbekistan to visit in ...
In June, Uzbekistan strengthened existing restrictions and punishments against individuals exercising freedom of religion and freedom of expression, including Christians and Muslims, Forum 18 reported.
Ottawa managed to spring Kevin Garratt from jail in China, Can it do the same for Huseyin Celil? ... The federal government has successfully extricated one Canadian from a Chinese prison. ... He was arrested by Uzbek authorities and extradited to China.
In June, Uzbekistan strengthened existing restrictions and punishments against individuals exercising freedom of religion and freedom of expression, including Christians and Muslims, Forum 18 reported.
Thankfully Boise PD and the Feds took down the Boise Bomber who is now in prison for twenty-five years. Here's the link.
Karimov was Uzbekistan's first and only leader after the end of the Soviet Union in 1989. According to The Financial Times, he ran "one of the world's most repressive dictatorships, with thousands of political prisoners and a gruesome record of ...
1. A visiting French MP raised eyebrows telling Israeli students that France needs administrative detention to help combat Islamic terror.
WASHINGTON - Irfan Demirtas, 58, a dual Dutch-Turkish citizen, pleaded guilty Thursday to providing material support to the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU), a designated foreign terrorist organization, the Justice Department announced. Demirtas ...
Kevin Garratt was released from a Chinese prison and deported to Canada this week, offering some hope to other Canadians who are imprisoned abroad.
Uzbekistan in Central Asia commands enormous attention from great powers, and Islam Abduganievich Karimov was adept at exploiting such interest.
Three people in Uzbekistan's Sirdarya region have been sentenced to 12 years in jail for committing fraud in the cotton business, according to a report by Russian state news agency Sputnik later relayed by local media.


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