better known as Juma Namangani and Tadzhibaev "
Born June 12, 1969 Place of birth Kishlak Hodge Namangan district of Namangan region (Uzbekistan) In November 1987 he graduated from SPTU and was drafted into the airborne troops.
In November 1987, Mr.. was called up for military service in the airborne troops.
In 1988. fought in Afghanistan.
In 1989. returned home and entered into contact with Islamic leaders.
He actively participated in the creation of an Islamic organization Tovb "( 'Repentance') devoted to the study and propagation of Islam.
In 1991. He established close contacts with the most radical leaders of the Islamic Renaissance Party of Tajikistan (IRP).
In 1992 he moved to Afghanistan where he was in training camp for Tajik opposition.
In 1993, Mr.. was sent to the east of Afghanistan in a special camp "Bader-2".
After meeting in May of 1993 with one of the vice chief of Saudi General Intelligence Service, was transferred to a training camp "Miram Shah.
Back in the summer of 1993. from Afghanistan, Namangani the means of Islamist organizations (mainly the "Ikhwan al-Muslimun", "Hizb ut-Tahrir al-Islami and the Saudi Fund" Ibrahim bin Abdulaziz Ibrahim "), founded in Tajikistan own camp.
Later he created in the north of Tajikistan, a network of military and training camps.
Detachment under the command of Hodzhieva actively participated in the civil war on the side of the United Tajik Opposition (UTO).
In 1996. traveled to Saudi Arabia, where he specialized course in one of the religious centers operating under the direct supervision of the Saudi General Intelligence Service.
In 1997. Hodjiev
became "chief of the armed forces of the IMU".
The main bases Hodzhieva are Yasmanskom Valley Jirgatal district and the village of Hoit Tajikabad district (about 50 km from the Kyrgyz-Tajik border)
. In November 2000, the Supreme Court of Uzbekistan sentenced to death in absentia Juma Namangani, found him guilty of terrorism, assassination attempt on President Karimov and inciting ethnic and racial hatred.
. Third-party evaluation, characteristics
. Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU)