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November 2016
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Persecution: Central Asia – Uzbekistan

Eight Christians in the Central Asian republic of Uzbekistan have been punished in recent months for having religious literature at home, Norwegian human rights organisation Forum18 has revealed. Seven of these were landed with heavy fines, while the other was sentenced to two years of corrective labour for committing the same offence twice within…

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February 2016
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Persecution – State-sponsered violence in Uzbekistan

A group of Christians were detained and beaten after meeting together for worship in Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan, in November. At 11.00am, eight plain-clothed anti-terrorism police officers stormed their meeting and seized a large quantity of Christian literature. In a report from news agency Forum 18, it was revealed that police handcuffed two…

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