Posted by: becketfund | September 10, 2009

Uzbekistan: Baptist Leader and Colleagues Face Imprisonment

TASHKENT – Pavel Peichev, the head of Uzbekistan’s Baptist Union, and two of his colleagues each face up to three years in prison if found guilty on charges of tax evasion and teaching children Christianity against their and their parents’ will at a Baptist-run summer camp, Forum 18 reported on September 10.  All three deny the charges.


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