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Kazakh Court Suspends Website

An economic court in Kazakhstan has ordered a three-month suspension of an Internet site. The court ruled the website, the site of an outfit called the National Strategy Expert Center, was posting reports "inciting inter-ethnic discord and justifying extremism." The three-month suspension came into effect on July 1.

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