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State Committee of National Security of the Kyrgyz Republic repressed activity of the cell of the female wing of the Hizbut-Tahrir extremist religious organization

21 November 2014

As a result of the search operations conducted in Bishkek and Chuiskaya region on 18 November 2014, the State Committee of National Security of the Kyrgyz Republic repressed activity of the cell of the female wing of the Hizbut-Tahrir extremist religious organization which functioned as a coordinating information link between the regional structures of the extremist religious organization and foreign extremist centers and was involved into distribution of the extremist literature calling to overthrow the constitutional order of the Kyrgyz Republic.
Thus, in the course of the authorized search at the places of residence of some citizens of Bishkek and Chuiskaya region, a big quantity of the prohibited extremist literature (Mukhtarot, Al-Waiy, System of Islam, An-Sezim, pamphlets and brochures of the extremist religious organization totalling 400 pcs), CDs, DVDs and electronic media were found and seized.
Against this fact, the investigation agencies of the State Committee of National Security of the Kyrgyz Republic opened a criminal case for an offence under Article 299-1 (Organized activity directed to arouse national, racial, religious or inter-religious enmity) of the Criminal Code of the Kyrgyz Republic.
The agencies of the State Committee of National Security of the Kyrgyz Republic continue carrying out a campaign aimed at detection and suppression of the Hizbut-Tahrir extremist religious organization.

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