Kazakhstan closes over 50 foreign websites due to extremist religious propaganda
Kazakhstan closed over 50 foreign sites under a court ruling against "promoting religious extremism and terrorism," the Kazakh General Prosecutor's Office reported.
The Sariarka Court of Astana made a decision on 51 illegal foreign sites and closed them down for spreading products in Kazakhstan which promoted religious extremism and terrorism.
Over 10,000 sites are monitored in Kazakhstan, ITAR-TASS reported.
The official representative of the prosecutor's office, Zhandos Umiraliyev, said the office "takes systematic measures to curb activities for individual sites that distribute information of an extremist and religious nature, promote terrorism, and other illegal content."