Kazakhstan imposes fines on 7 missionaries
January 28, 2013
Authorities in the central Asian nation of Kazakhstan, which has been ruled by a former Communist Party chief since its independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, has fined four Jehovah's Witnesses, two Muslims, and a Protestant for engaging in illegal missionary activity.
The nation of 17.5 million is 47% Muslim, 44% Russian Orthodox, 2% Protestant, and 1% Catholic.
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