YUKORI-CHIRCHIK, Uzbekistan — Uzbekistan continues punishing people exercising the right to freedom of religion or belief without state permission. In one incident, police and the National Security Service secret police raided Protestants meeting in the home of Natalya Kim in Yukori-Chirchik. They claimed that a bomb was in the home, local Protestants said.  While searching for the alleged bomb, police…
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