Posts tagged "kazakhstan"

Explaining US Foreign Policy

From an October 2011 article at Human Life International World Watch, a "pro-life and pro-family" organization dedicated to monitoring "anti-life forces operat[ing] under the radar implementing their destructive agenda":
...You would think, in an empty nation like Kazakhstan, there would be groups encouraging peo­ple to have more children, but ex­actly the opposite is the case....

Halal Kazakhstan

When part of the Soviet Union, Kazakhstan's Muslims were forced to hide their faith or practice a state-sanctioned version of Islam. Now independent, Kazakhstan is witnessing a renaissance of Muslim practice, a reclaiming of heritage that Soviet rule interrupted, writes Rosemary Pennington at Muslim Voices. (h/t Ummah's Best) Which might...