Islam is illegal in Russia
8 June 2018
RUSSIA: Longest known prison term for religious study
By Victoria Arnold, Forum 18
A Muslim in Dagestan has received the longest yet known prison term for meeting to read the works of late Turkish theologian Said Nursi. Ilgar Aliyev was sentenced on 28 May to eight years jail and two following years of restrictions for leading and involving others in the study of Nursi's books.