Brother Umrzakov Kodirzhon Teshaboevich, born in 1964, a native of Karasu town of Andijan region, passed away into the mercy of the Almighty in the prisons of the criminal tyrant Karimov of Uzbekistan.
Kodirzhon, may Allah have mercy on him, was among the first who responded to Hizb ut Tahrir’s call and shortly afterwards became one of the most active dawah carriers in Uzbekistan. Like many other Hizb ut-Tahrir’s Shabab, Kodirzhon was arrested in 1999.
He (Rahimahuallah) was thrown in the notorious “JASLYK” in Karakalpakstan, where prisoners arrested for religious and political reasons were kept. Our brother spent 14 years in this prison despite facing severe tortures and agonizing harassments did not weaken his resolve nor loosen his path on the contrary, that trial only strengthened his faith and determination in the spreading of the Islamic call. In 2013, Kodirzhon was moved to Colony UYA 64/51 in Koson town of Kashkadarya region.
In the past month of Ramadan Kodirzhon’s family received the news of our brother’s death. Under the cover of night, the police like robbers and criminals who are trying to cover up their crimes in the darkness, brought a closed coffin to his family. Without letting his children, wife and parents see and bathe his body, the police ordered to carry hastily the burial rite.
We in the Central Media Office of Hizb ut Tahrir offer our deep condolences to the family of our brother Kodirzhon. We ask Allah to give his family the steadfastness and patience. We ask Allah Almighty the Exalted to bestow upon us the establishment of the Khilafah Rashidah state upon the method of the Prophethood in the near future, headed by the righteous ruler, who will send a noble army in order to liberate all Muslim prisoners and detainees from the tyrant Karimov’s prisons and punish everyone who participated in the arrests, tortures and killings of Muslims in Uzbekistan. Allah Almighty says in His Noble Book:
مِنَ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ رِجَالٌ صَدَقُوا مَا عَاهَدُوا اللَّهَ عَلَيْهِ فَمِنْهُم مَّن قَضَى نَحْبَهُ وَمِنْهُم مَّن يَنتَظِرُ وَمَا بَدَّلُوا تَبْدِيلًا
“Among the believers there are men who have been true to the contract they made with Allah. Some of them have fulfilled their pact by death and some are still waiting to do so, not having changed in any way at all.”
Central Media Office of Hizb ut Tahrir
Tuesday, 14th Shawwal 1437 AH
Issue No: 1437 AH / 042