August 18, 2010

IMU Announces Longtime Leader Dead, Names Successor

 

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Tahir Yuldash, leader of the banned Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU), reportedly

died a year ago.

August 17, 2010  By Bruce Pannier

The Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) says its charismatic leader, Tahir Yuldash, is dead.
The IMU announced on its website, furqon.com, that Yuldash was slain exactly one year ago, according to the Islamic calendar (on the sixth day of Ramadan 1430) or on August 27, 2009, by the Western calendar.

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