Posted by: becketfund | March 9, 2010

Uzbekistan: Officials Continue to Arrest Muslim Readers of Banned Theologian

BUKHARA – Forum 18 has learnt that about 40 associates of a group of Muslims imprisoned for reading the banned Islamic theologian Said Nursi were detained in late January, Forum 18 reported on March 9.  On similar charges, 25 military personal in Tashkent were arrested for reading Said Nursi, 12 of whom are set to face a military tribunal.

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