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Increasing religious repression in Kazakhstan

Catholic World News - March 03, 2014

Religious repression is on the rise in Kazakhstan, according to a recent report by the Forum 18 news service.

Legal or police action has recently been taken against Presbyterian, Baptist, and nondenominational Protestant leaders, as well as against a mosque.

The Central Asian nation of 17.7 million is 47% Muslim, 44% Orthodox, 2% Protestant, and 1% Catholic.

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