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Kazakhstan society is called to independently counter extremism

The 20-year-old generation of independence has grown up; they are more radical from the political point of view.

Kazakhstan society is called to independently counter extremism
Special operation in Aktobe. Tengrinews.kz stock photo
New Religions Law not related to events in Aktobe and Atyrau: Head of Religions Agency

It is not related to the latest events in Aktobe and Atyrau oblasts: Lama Sharif.

New Religions Law not related to events in Aktobe and Atyrau: Head of Religions Agency
Lama Sharif Kairat Kayirbekuly. Photo courtesy of dxb.ru
Kazakhstan to introduce annual re-registration for foreign religious missionaries

According to Lama Sharif, as of today there are over 300 foreign missionaries registered in Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan to introduce annual re-registration for foreign religious missionaries
MP Kamal Burkhanov talked against arabisation of Kazakhstan
MP Kamal Burkhanov talked against arabisation of Kazakhstan

Kamal Burkhanov shared his views on religion during a discussion of the draft law On religious activities and religious institutions in Majilis.

MP Kamal Burkhanov talked against arabisation of Kazakhstan
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Saudi Arabia reproaches Kazakhstan for small number of pilgrims

We do not have enough people to fill in our Hajj quota and always hear different reproaches and are being blamed by the Ministry of Hajj of Saudi Arabia: Kairat Lama Sharif.

Saudi Arabia reproaches Kazakhstan for small number of pilgrims
Almaty Akim Akhmetzhan Yessimov. Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
Yessimov called NGOs to counter spread of religious extremism

Akim of Almaty called NGOs to support government's efforts in countering spread of religious extremism.

Yessimov called NGOs to counter spread of religious extremism
Praying in public offices may be banned in Kazakhstan
Praying in public offices may be banned in Kazakhstan

Chairman of Kazakhstan Agency for Religion Kairat Lama Sharif confirmed that the new religious law imposes fines for praying in public offices.

Praying in public offices may be banned in Kazakhstan
Bekbolat Tleukhan. Vesti.kz stock photo
Kazakh MP asked to ban Kazakh women from showing belly-buttons

A discussion between Majilis deputy and Chairman of Kazakhstan Agency for Religion during presentation of the draft law "On religious activities and religious institutions".

Kazakh MP asked to ban Kazakh women from showing belly-buttons
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Religious literature imported into Kazakhstan to undergo check-ups

Religious literature that enters Kazakhstan is to be sent for theology check-up by customs authorities: Chairman of Kazakhstan Agency for Religion.

Religious literature imported into Kazakhstan to undergo check-ups
Kazakhstan does not have enough theology experts
Kazakhstan does not have enough theology experts

Draft law "On religious activities and religious institutions" has been presented to the lower chamber of Kazakhstan Parliament.

Kazakhstan does not have enough theology experts
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Russian Orthodox Church and Vatican will approve their viceroys in Kazakhstan with local authorities

MP Tito Syzdykov told Tengrinews.kz about the draft law "On religious activities and religious institutions" that is currently being prepared for the Parliament’s review.

Russian Orthodox Church and Vatican will approve their viceroys in Kazakhstan with local authorities
Kazakh MP asks to accelerate adoption of religious law
Kazakh MP asks to accelerate adoption of religious law

The worst is that there are many young people among religious fanatics and extremists. This is our fault, the fault of the authorities and the fault of the whole society: Majilis Deputy.

Kazakh MP asks to accelerate adoption of religious law
Chairman of the Agency for Religious Affairs Kairat Lama Sharif. Photo courtesy of flickr.com
Kazakhstan will not tolerate politicization of religion: Kairat Lama Sharif

He announced that September 29-30 Astana will be hosting the first ever forum of scholars of religion studies.

Kazakhstan will not tolerate politicization of religion: Kairat Lama Sharif
All Kazakhstan mosques to be re-registered
All Kazakhstan mosques to be re-registered

Chairman of Kazakhstan’s Agency for Religion told about the draft Law on Religious Activities and Religious Unions today, September 1.

All Kazakhstan mosques to be re-registered
Ermukhamet Ertysbayev. ©Maksim Popov
It is important that Kazakhstan remains a secular state: Advisor to President Nazarbayev

At the joint sitting of the two Parliament chambers September 1 President Nazarbayev urged the Parliament to pass a legislation to fence the nation off religious extremism.

It is important that Kazakhstan remains a secular state: Advisor to President Nazarbayev
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Yale School of Management alumnus appointed Executive Secretary of the Kazakhstan’s Agency for Religion

The Agency was launched May 21, 2011.

Yale School of Management alumnus appointed Executive Secretary of the Kazakhstan’s Agency for Religion
Chairman of the Agency for Religious Affairs Kairat Lama Sharif. Photo courtesy of flickr.com
Lama Sharif: Extremism in Kazakhstan has to be countered intellectually

Chairman of the Agency for Religious Affairs Kairat Lama Sharif told about ways to counter religious extremism in Kazakhstan.

Lama Sharif: Extremism in Kazakhstan has to be countered intellectually
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Anti-extremist teams being created in local Interior Ministry’s departments

Head of Interior Ministry Department thinks that theology experts should be made part of anti-extremist teams.

Anti-extremist teams being created in local Interior Ministry’s departments
Islamic holy month Ramazan to start on August 1
Islamic holy month Ramazan to start on August 1

Chief imam of Nur Astana Central Mosque Kalizhan Zankoyev held a press-conference and told about the coming fasting.

Islamic holy month Ramazan to start on August 1
Official representative of Kazakhstan Interior Ministry Nurdilda Oraz. Photo courtesy of kursiv.kz
Interrior Ministry: Religious people arrested in Astana are not related to extremism

Kazakhstan Ministry of Internal Affairs said that 66 religious people registered in Astana are not suspected in crimes related to extremism.

Interrior Ministry: Religious people arrested in Astana are not related to extremism