U., R.

The only public source we have available on this person's case is a newspaper report (March 10, 2015), where the accused was anonymized (presumably by their initials) ‘R. U.’. The newspaper article also reminds its readers that on February 17, 2015 “12 unemployed residents of Kanibadam and one of Istaravshan district” were convicted in Khujand for membership of the same “banned group Jamoat Ansorulloh”.
State of concern: .
Original citizenship: .
Alleged affiliation: Jamoat Ansorulloh.According to the Prosecutor General of Tajikistan, “Jamoat Ansorulloh” is a branch of the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and funded by “Al-Qaeda”. The organization was established in 2006 on the territory of the Pakistani province of Waziristan by separating groups of Tajiks from the “Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan”. Actively began to show its activity in 2010. It has the support of the “East Turkistan Islamic Movement”, the movement “Taliban”, “Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan”, “Al-Qaeda. His aim is radical Islam, the return of the Muslims of Tajikistan to the Islamic way of life and the formation of a single caliphate. Just like the IMU, it promotes the idea of ​​terror over the Internet through the creation or use of extremist sites.
Which stages experienced: Stage 1   Stage 2   not Stage 3
Class of most serious incident: .
Date of most serious incident: 2014.
Countries of transit, asylum and/or residence: .
Exiled? Yes.
Category of exile: .

Who, Why and How exiled: RU was detained by officers of the Interior Ministry of Sughd province in June 2014 in St. Petersburg on suspicion of promoting the ideas of the extremist organization “Jamoat Ansorulloh”.

Stage 1 details (accusations/ charges/ Interpol notice/ extradition requests): The judge of the city of Khujand Nargis Nabizoda presided over this trial, and noted that the citizen RU was detained by officers of the Interior Ministry (Sughd Oblast) in June 2014 in St. Petersburg, on suspicion of promoting the ideas of the “Jamoat Ansorulloh” extremist organization.

RU was convicted on Statute 187 (organisation of or participation in a criminal association or in an association of representatives of organized criminal groups) and Statutes 307.2.2 and 307.3.2 (organization of or participation in an extremist community) of the Penal Code, and sentenced to 9 years in prison.

Stage 2 details (arrest/ detention/ extradition): Again, there is no mention of collusion with the Russian authorities. But this is a possibility.

Stage 3 details (attack/ abduction/ rendition/ torture/ assassination/ death): non specified

Other actions during Stages 1–3 (dispossession/ overseas assets frozen/ intimidation/ action against associates/ …): non specified

Legal status (refugee/ asylum seeker/ resident): Unknown

Current status: Imprisoned in Tajikistan, given a 9-year sentence in March 2015.

Press sources: Asia-Plus News (Tajikistan), “Activist of the banned group "Jamoat Ansorulloh" sentenced in Sughd” (10 March 2015). http://news.tj/ru/news/v-sogde-vynesen-prigovor-v-otnoshenii-aktivista-gruppirovki-dzhamoat-ansorullokh