Worthy Christian News » Christian Persecution » Christian Persecution - Russia & Former USSR » Uzbekistan » Uzbekistan: Christian Children's Camp Raided by Riot Police

christian news

Worthy Christian News » Christian Persecution » Christian Persecution - Russia & Former USSR » Uzbekistan » Uzbekistan: Christian Children's Camp Raided by Riot Police


By Joseph DeCaro, Worthy News Correspondent

uzbekistanTOSHKENT, UZBEKISTAN (Worthy News)– Last month, a Christian children's camp in Uzbekistan was raided by riot police; all the children were subjected to questioning and the homes of the camp's organizers were searched, according to BarnabasAid.

During the raid in Mironkul village, Samarkand region, police officers brandished their batons as they collected statements from everyone, even small children. The interrogations continued for six hours before nine adults and 22 children were taken to the Mironkul Police Station for further questioning; eventually they were all released, but not before officials confiscated computers, musical equipment, Uzbek New Testaments and private notebooks.

Police later raided the homes of the four adults responsible for organizing the camp; they seized personal Bibles, Christian books and other resources.

The adults will be charged under Uzbekistan's strict laws prohibiting the unauthorized holding of youth meetings and the teaching of religious beliefs without official permission.

One Comment

Leave a Reply

  • lifesharer
    20 August 2013 at 2:02 pm - Reply

    what a completely wicked action by these psychopaths .

  • Copyright 1999-2015 Worthy News. All rights reserved.

    Fair Use Notice:This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of environmental, political, human rights, economic, democracy, scientific, and social justice issues, etc. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

    What is Worthy News?

    Worthy News is an independent Christian news agency which reports news not covered by other outlets, on key developments in a rapidly changing world. Worthy News reaches both Christians and non-Christians around the globe and strives to be balanced and make a difference in these strategic times.

    Worthy News. Reliable-Trustworthy-Cutting Edge

    Recommended Links

  • Editor’s Blog

    • Historical Cyclical Patterns Emerging in Greece
      Greece defaulted on its IMF loan last night. It is interesting that it was actually the Greek Philosopher Plato who was the first to advocate the "credit" theory of money. His prized student, Aristotle, who […]
    • Reader Question: Where do you get that Sept. 23, 2015 is Jubilee (of Jerusalem)?
      First of all, it is important to know that God is not working on our Gregorian calendar but He is rather fulfilling His Word according to the calendar that He established, which is a 360 […]
    • Are you looking back? Remember Lot's Wife!
      As this shocking Supreme Court decision on Gay marriage settles into the nation, I'm reminded of the passage in Luke where Yeshua (Jesus) told us one of the final signs of His return. He said it […]
    • Supreme Court: Not One but THREE Strikes!
      Most are aware of the recent decision by the Supreme Court on the issue of same-sex marriage, but many may not realize that this was only one of the history-making decisions reached this session. This past month, […]
    • The Water Breaking Moment?
      In Matthew 24, Yeshua (Jesus) makes an interesting correlation between the end of the age and a woman giving birth. [Matthew 24:8]. As the birth of a baby draws near, the birth pangs intensify, and […]
    • Prophetic Calendar for 2015
      As requested by many and after much prayer and research, I have compiled a list of significant events over which we must be praying in the coming months. By listing these events, let it be […]
  • Editor’s Picks


  • 1999-2015 Worthy News » Uzbekistan: Christian Children's Camp Raided by Riot Police