[The following reports and accompanying video tell the story of one of the last militant leaders "arrested" in Tajikistan, Alovuddina Davlatov (a.k.a., Ali Bedak). The video shows him in a car with government troops (who playfully tug at his beard), before showing his corpse and several other dead militants.]
The video is a small story about the strange death Davlatova! According to the State Davlatov was killed during security forces operation in Tajikistan, but actually executed without a trial!
The plot of the central television said the successful operation of the military to eliminate the Tajik army in the east Alovuddina Davlatov (Ali Bedaki), who was allegedly involved in terrorism, and commit other violent crimes on the territory of Tajikistan.
In the video interview, pay attention to the man sitting next to Bedaki. The footage from the scene videos officially “operations” can be seen the same military …. Alovuddina Davlatov executed without trial.
[Davlatov's father and brother were arrested, as well. In dictatorships like Tajikistan and Pakistan, when someone is arrested for criminal activity they arrest nearly all male family members along with them (SEE REPORT BELOW).]
Tajik Interior Ministry confirmed the information about the arrest of 75-year-old Muzaffar Davlatova – father Alovuddina Davlatov, field commander of the former United Tajik Opposition.
According to the press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Muzaffar Davlatov arrested for several crimes, including – for failure to report information about a criminal intent.
Tajik special forces last fall launched an operation against armed groups of former opposition figures who had taken refuge in eastern Tajikistan in the Rasht valley. One of the commanders of the group was Allovudin Davlatov, the death which was later informed official sources.
We have concrete examples where the judges removed from office against their criminal cases, if they show independence
Kimatgul Daminova lawyer
Previously, he was arrested and sentenced to lengthy prison sentences brother of the rebel opposition Husniddin Davlatov, who blames the purchase of uniforms required for the conduct of hostilities.
Their position of power of the country justify the need to organize the fight against terrorism and extremism, for which they also need control over religious life of their citizens.
Observers have noted increasing pressure in Tajikistan on the activities of religious groups and ordinary believers.
One example is the growing number of so-called religious affairs, which are usually convicted.
So, for five years been convicted 62-year-old rector of the mosque in the city Nurobad Zaynolobiddin Mannonov. According to the official authorities, he urged parishioners to jihad and was a follower of the banned religious movement in the country “Salafi” – one of Wahhabism.
The prosecution was based mainly on statements by the residents.
“Wines of the accused is proved and we have no reason to doubt the evidence presented to the court” – said the judge Anvar Akhmedov.
At the home of religious leader was found banned literature. In addition, three sons theologian allegedly involved in terrorist activities.
According to the defense during the trial were not interviewed witnesses for the defense.
Lawyers for the defendants argued that they felt some pressure in such trials.
“The pressure felt by judges, who acquitted. We have specific examples where the judges removed from office against their criminal cases, if they show independence – said the lawyer Kimatgul Daminova .- The judges are not free, decisions about that these men will be sentenced shall be submitted in advance. “
At the end of last week resigned priors ten mosques in Dushanbe, and the parishioners say they learned about that only on the day of worship, where they presented a new chapter of mosques.
The authorities claim that they have no relation to their voluntary care: the country’s legislation prohibits the State from interfering in the appointment process and the resignations of religious leaders
One of the biggest events of this kind was the departure Nuriddin Turajonzoda, a representative of the well-known family of theologians in Tajikistan.
“It’s hard to tell what is happening and what is around the assessment of this can be given. Maybe the authorities want to intimidate the population of these processes, showing what can happen with all those who show discontent or insubordination, – says the famous religious and political leader of Khoja Akbar Turajonzodah. – Authority must understand that the fear goes away, the fear gradually stops in frustration. “
Restrictions on the religious sentiments of the population in Tajikistan is quite a lot. Thus, the country has a ban on wearing Islamic clothing and for theological education abroad.
In addition, law enforcement officers are often detained for identity checks holders of long beards, and encourages them to shave, because, according to authorities, the beard may be one of the trappings of the terrorists.