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“All human beings are born free and equal

in dignity and rights.”

- Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Hairulla Khamidov


Hairulla Khamidov is a young Uzbek Muslim journalist, was arrested in Tashkent and charged with membership in an alleged extremist group. A police search of his home found recordings of sermons by the independent Muslim clerics.  Many believe that Khamidov was targeted because of his popular religious program on a private radio station. In May 2010, Khamidov received a six-year prison camp sentence.

Hairulla Khamidov has been RELEASED.