Kazakhstan: Children's Christian Camp Raided

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Kazakh authorities recently raided a church-run children's camp after claiming the children were being taught religion illegally and without their parents' permission.

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Christian-run Rehab Fined, Shut for 3 Months

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A drug and alcohol rehabilitation center run by Christians in the village of Sychevka in north-eastern Kazakhstan has been fined and closed down for three months after a court order last month, according to Barnabas Aid.

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Two Christians Fined by Kazakhan courts

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In separate incidents, two Kazakh Christians have been issued large fines for practicing their religion without the state's permission, according to Barnabas Aid.

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Kazakhstan: Two imprisoned for Christian Literature

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Two men were sentenced last month after Kazakhstani authorities confiscated the Christian books they were handing out near a market in Shchuchinsk, according to Barnabas Aid.

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Kazakhstan: Christian Jailed For Not Paying Fine After Raid

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A Christian father of three has been jailed in Kazakhstan for refusing to pay a fine for leading a worship service in his own home, according to Barnabas Aid.

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Imprisoned Kazakh Pastor Released

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Pastor Bakhytzhan Kashkumbayev was released yesterday on three years' probation following a bizarre trial and nine months of imprisonment, according to International Christian Concern.

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Charges Dropped, but Pastor Remains in Prison

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Although charges of "propagating extremism" leveled against a 67-year-old Presbyterian pastor were dropped Wednesday by a court in Kazakhstan's capital of Astana, the minister still remains in prison, according to International Christian Concern.

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Kazakhstan re-arrests Pastor

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International Christian Concern reports that a 67-year-old pastor was charged with religious extremism and imprisoned just hours after he had been released to house arrest for supposedly harming the health of his parishioners.

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Pastor Kashkumbayev Mistreated by Kazakhstan Gov't

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After his arrest in May, International Christian Concern reported that Pastor Bakhytzhat Kashkumbayev has been severely mistreated by the Kazakhstan government while it continues to hide his whereabouts.

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