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Tajikistan Concerned About Islamic Militants From Uzbekistan

Tajikistan is raising concern over what it says are the increasing number of clandestine border crossings by Islamic militants arriving from Uzbekistan, RFE/RL’s Tajik Service reports. Deputy Prosecutor General Abdulsami Dadabaev said that 74 members of the banned Islamic group Hizb ut-Tahrir, including 16 women, were arrested in 2005. He said 38 were sentenced to lengthy jail terms for “extremist activities.” Full Story

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