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Possible 15 years’ jail for UNCHR-recognized refugee

NUKUS, Uzbekistan (F18) — Uzbekistan is now seeking to extradite detained UNHCR-recognized refugee Makset Djabbarbergenov from Kazakhstan on charges which carry a maximum 15 year jail term. The Protestant who fled to Kazakhstan is being sought by Uzbekistan for exercising … Continue reading

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Criminal investigation in Kazakhstan over ‘extremist’ books, ‘hallucinogenic’ communion

ORAL, Kazakhstan (F18) — Two unrelated Protestant churches in different parts of Kazakhstan were raided in early October, ostensibly over a criminal case launched 15 months ago. The case follows a complaint by the mother of a member of Astana’s … Continue reading

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