Russia detains Hizb ut-Tahrir members in Moscow

Middle East Online 13 November 2012

Russian police detained six members of a banned Islamist organisation for spreading extremist literature and recruiting followers in the capital Moscow, officials said Monday.

Six leaders and active members of Hizb ut-Tahrir (Party of Liberation) were "leading active recruitment work in Moscow mosques, and spreading extremist literature," Moscow police's anti-extremism department said. (continue reading...)