PERSECUTION IN UZBEKISTAN


The trial of Uzbekistan Christian Aimurat Khayburahmanov was to restart on the 23rd September 2008. He has been charged for teaching religion without official approval, and establishing or participating in a religious extremist organisation. If found guilty, Khayburahmanov could be jailed for up to 15 years.

It is illegal to conduct any type of evangelistic or missionary activity in Uzbekistan.