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Tajikistan: pastor freed

A pastor in Tajikistan sentenced to three years in prison for ‘singing extremist songs in church and so inciting religious hatred’ was freed three months early in December.

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Bakhrom Kholmatov and family

Bakhrom Kholmatov, 42, was sentenced in July 2017 after being arrested by the National Security Committee (NSC, also known as the secret police).