Kazakhstan became the first country in the world to officially ban the Koran, by putting it in the list of “extremist literature”.
As became known from the official website of the Ministry of Justice of Kazakhstan, is July 3, 2009 Astana City Court issued a ruling prohibiting numbered 180 audio recordings of Quranic SUR “Ahkaf” (Sand), “Muhammad”, “Fath (victory),” Huzhrat ( Rooms), “Kaf”, “Tabarak” (power), “Kalam” (Written cane), “Hakka” (inevitable), “Maarizh” (STEPS), “Noah”, “Jinnah”, “Muzammil” (wrapped) , “Muddasir” (wrapped), “Kiyama (Resurrection),” Insan “(Man),” Mursalat “(send),” Al-Baqarah (The cow) in the performance of the well-known reciter of the Quran, Sheikh Mishari Al-Rashid, as well as numbered 181 audio Surah Al-Araf “(Barriers) by the Quran reciter Sheikh Faris Ubbada.
Total in the list of “extremist materials” lists 207 titles, among which the various books, pamphlets, leaflets, historical literature, audio recordings.
In the court’s decision stated that the resolution was adopted at the request of the Attorney-General of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the recognition of informational materials that promote the ideology of radical “Wahhabi”.These informational materials are prohibited to disseminate and bring into the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Note the first time at the official level, not only the Quran declared extremist literature, but the book, which promotes a “Wahhabism”.
Quran Recitation for Infidels