Human Rights Issues in Eurasia / Правовые Вопросы В Регионах Евразии

Three Tajik Activists of Islamic Movement Arrested In Moscow

Posted by Info on 24/11/2009

Department of counter extremism of Ministry of Internal Affairs conducted a complex of operational and search activities.  As a result three active members of Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan were arrested. They were wanted by law enforcement of Tajikistan for terrorist and extremist activities.

In the course of joint activities of Russian and Tajik law enforcement was discovered location of terrorist organization members in the capital region. Wanted persons during their stay in Russia spread extremist ideology.

Presented by Tajikistan materials indicate involvement of arrested in recruitment of illegal armed groups members that carried sabotage and terrorist acts on territories of Tajikistan, Afghanistan, and Pakistan.

At present, issue of extradition of detainees to Tajikistan is under discussions.

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