KAZAKHSTAN RETREATS FROM LEGISLATION LIMITING RELIGIOUS FREEDOMS KAZAKHSTAN, a key US economic partner in Central Asia, has dramatically reversed legislation curtailing religious freedoms after the measure and the jailings and expulsions of two religious activists caused an international outcry. With little explanation, the country's constitutional council announced [February 11] that amendments to a religion law were "inconsistent" with Kazakhstan's constitution.
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