Definition of Hizb ut-tahrir
1. Noun. The most popular and feared Islamic extremist group in central Asia; advocates 'pure' Islam and the creation of a worldwide Islamic state.
Category relationships: Act Of Terrorism, Terrorism, Terrorist Act
Generic synonyms: Foreign Terrorist Organization, Fto, Terrorist Group, Terrorist Organization
Geographical relationships: Asia
Lexicographical Neighbors of Hizb Ut-tahrir
Literary usage of Hizb ut-tahrir
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Creating Enemies of the State: Religious Persecution in Uzbekistan by Acacia Shields (2004)
"Hizb ut-Tahrir in Uzbekistan Hizb ut-Tahrir is not registered in ... 2003, fifty-five people alleged to be members of Hizb ut-Tahrir were detained in Russia ..."
2. International Religious Freedom (2000): Report to Congress by the Department edited by Barbara Larkin (2001)
"Accused Hizb ut-Tahrir members also were tried in large groups, ... The defendants included both alleged Hizb ut-Tahrir members and alleged Wahhabists. ..."
3. Human Rights Watch World Report 2005: The Events of 2004 by Human Rights Watch, Human Rights Watch (Organization (2005)
"During 2003, approximately 160 suspected Hizb ut-Tahrir members were ... In 2004, more than seventy alleged members of Hizb ut-Tahrir were arrested. ..."
4. Human Rights Watch World Report, 2003: Events of 2002 (November 2001 by Human Rights Watch, Human Rights Watch Staff (2003)
"Another Hizb ut-Tahrir conviction was that of Musharraf Usmanova, the widow of Farhad Usmanov, who died from torture in custody in 1999 after police ..."
5. Human Rights Watch World Report 2000 by Human Rights Watch (Organization), Human Rights Watch Staff, Human Rights Watch (1999)
"Among the arrested were hundreds of members of Hizb-ut-Tahrir (Party of Liberation), an unregistered Islamic organization. Nineteen men were sentenced to ..."
6. World Report 2002: The Events of 2001 by Human Rights Watch (Organization (2002)
"The IRP claimed that only one of its members supported the organization and that the government was using the crackdown against Hizb ut-Tahrir as a pretext ..."