Human Rights Issues in Eurasia / Правовые Вопросы В Регионах Евразии

Ramzan Kadyrov and Doku Umarov named among most influential Moslems of the world

Posted by Info on 30/11/2009

President of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov and the leader of militants of Northern Caucasus Doku Umarov are in the 2009 list of 500 most influential Moslems of the world compiled by the Prince Al-Valid ben Talyalya American Centre of Moslem-Christian Understanding (ACMCU) at the Georgetown University.

Doku Umarov is presented in the list as “the head of Ichkeria Caucasian Emirate”. In section “Politics” Russia is also presented by “leader of insurgents in Ingushetia” Ahmed Evloev (“Magas”) and President of Tatarstan Mintimer Shaimiev.

The BBC adds that the title of the most influential Moslem of the world was awarded by the ACMCU, which is funded by the Prince Al-Valid ben Talyalya, to the King of Saudi Arabia.

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