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Imprisoning Islam

A crackdown on Islam swells the numbers in Uzbekistan’s already bursting-at-the-seams jails. A TOL partner post from EurasiaNet. by EurasiaNet Staff Uzbekistan’s crackdown against unsanctioned religious activity has caused the country’s prison population to swell to over 250,000, a Tashkent-based leading human rights advocate said at an Open Forum sponsored by the Central Eurasia Project […]