16 February 2004 Authorities have jailed a 62-year-old woman for banned religious activities, but human rights groups say she was punished for speaking out against torture. TASHKENT, Uzbekistan–In August 2002, Fatima Muqodirova’s son, Muzaffar Avazov, was arrested and charged with being a member of the banned Muslim group Hizb ut-Tahrir. Avazov was sent to the […]

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