TASHKENT, Uzbekistan — A Baptist has been sentenced to serve two years of correctional labor. Nikolai Zulfikarov was sentenced Nov. 29 under Uzbekistan’s criminal code for “teaching religious doctrines without special religious education and without permission from a central organ of administration of a religious organization, as well as teaching religion privately.” Zulfikarov, who led the five-member Khalkabad unregistered Baptist…
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