Posted by: becketfund | April 3, 2007

Kazakhstan: Government Continues to Malign Minority Religions

Forum 18 reports that members of “non-traditional” religious communities in Kazakhstan are concerned by the appearance of two government documents, the “State Programme of Patriotic Education” and “How not to fall under the influence of religious sects” which dangerously equates conversion with treason. Of the documents, the former was issued by a presidential decree, while the latter was published by the Justice Ministry and is being freely distributed.

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