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21 November 2016

posted 21 Nov 2016, 23:39 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 21 Nov 2016, 23:52 ]
Russia Jails Member Of Banned Islamic Group

A Russian court has sentenced a man to 12 years in prison for being a member of the banned Islamic group Hizb ut-Tahrir. The court in the city of St. Petersburg found Isa Ragimov, 46, guilty on November 21 of organizing activities of a terrorist group, and sentenced him the same day. Ragimov, who was arrested in April 2015, pleaded guilty. He became the eighth man sentenced in St. Petersburg for being a member of Hizb ut-Tahrir since 2014. [...]
Source: RFE/RL