KAZAKHSTAN: Proposed Legislation Poses New Restrictions

By Voice of the Martyrs

Kazakhstan is on the verge of passing legislation which proposes changes to the 2011 Religion Law, Administrative Code, and many other laws. The Religious Affairs Committee refused to explain why the Amending Law does not remove any restrictions from the existing law, even though they violate Kazakhstan’s international human rights obligations. There was also no explanation regarding the addition of further restrictions.

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