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By BB Govinda Swami

The director of our Almaty Society requested the General Prosecutor's office to investigate the issue. In doing so the Aktobe prosecutor withdrew the ruling on my deportation.

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Apr 8, 2009 -- 4,741 views
By BB Govinda Swami

Mukanov replied, "Three hundred percent we will never allow you to stay there. Developers have already made their plans for the area.” He suggested searching for 5 hectares of alternative land in the Iliysk district of Almaty province

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Dec 4, 2008 -- 4,729 views
By BB Govinda Swami

This is a short letter to express my thanks for your response in sending letters to Kazakh Embassies and the Kazakh President's Administration. Your efforts have seemed to slow the Kazakh government from another quick round of ruthless behaviour.

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Nov 22, 2008 -- 4,601 views
Hare KrishnaBy BB Govinda Swami

As a final effort we have started a letter campaign to the President of Kazakhstan. We did this in the beginning of the crisis and we are still on the property four years later.

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Oct 12, 2008 -- 7,630 views
Hare KrishnaBy BB Govinda Swami

The directors of the Krishna Society have repeatedly expressed their willingness to cooperate with government authorities to resolve this conflict. But, they have expressed that they cannot accept an active garbage dump, which does not have drinking water or water for irrigation, as a satisfying resolve.

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Jun 17, 2008 -- 5,442 views
Hare KrishnaBy BB Govinda Swami

Truly, the Kazakh government's efforts to give children a summer camp, even if only for five years, is noble. But after five years of summer camp, what will happen to this multi-million dollar property? Who will camp on it next?

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Nov 13, 2007 -- 4,804 views
Hare KrishnaBy BB Govinda Swami

Thus, the Krishna Society will be driven out by Abdykalykov's hands and later the Prosecutor's office will contest the October 23rd ruling and return the land to the Kazakh government.

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Nov 5, 2007 -- 4,048 views
Hare KrishnaBy BB Govinda Swami

The timing of this "operation" was chosen to exclude the presence of reporters and persons from international and human rights organizations. The attempt to find out who was in charge of the operation and to see any documents were unsuccessful.

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Jun 16, 2007 -- 4,225 views
Hare KrishnaBy BB Govinda Swami

Today's attack virtually mirrored the government's bulldozing of fourteen homes belonging to members of the Hindu minority group last winter. Both demolitions are part of what human rights advocates have characterized as blatant religious persecution.

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Jun 16, 2007 -- 5,168 views
Hare KrishnaBy BB Govinda Swami

Please try this link to the Hare Krishna Kazakhstan demolition Video. This is a smart system. It automatically created 2 smaller videos based on full size I uploaded. Due to it links were changed.

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Apr 28, 2007 -- 5,501 views
Hare KrishnaBy BB Govinda Swami

Thus it appears that the Kazakh government is again playing the game of dragging out time, doing nothing, but sending signals to the world that the issue is being dealt with in order to secure its OSCE bid. In reality, nothing has been done.

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Apr 25, 2007 -- 5,270 views
Hare KrishnaBy BB Govinda Swami

However, as soon as construction began the same government authorities brought an administrative case against the community for having started illegal construction. SKC members were shocked by the change, but fully complied with local authorities and demolished the foundation.

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Feb 1, 2007 -- 3,733 views
Hare KrishnaBy BB Govinda Swami

The representative of the General Prosecutors' office said on the last day of the Commission (3rd of January, 2007) that the Karasai District Prosecutors office has opened a criminal case against the members of the Society for Krishna Consciousness.

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Jan 27, 2007 -- 4,933 views
Hare KrishnaBy BB Govinda Swami

The fact that a decision was made in my absence and that governmental bodies of the Republic of Kazakhstan distributed the decision of the Commission without having a meeting, raises questions as to the objectivity and fairness of the Commission.

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Dec 24, 2006 -- 4,941 views
Hare KrishnaSubmitted by BB Govinda Swami

Washington, D.C., and Budapest, Hungary -- The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) should reject Kazakhstan's bid to chair the institution in 2009, Freedom House said today. Kazakhstan has consistently rated among the poorest performers in Freedom House analysis in virtually every institutional respect.

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Dec 6, 2006 -- 3,869 views
Hare KrishnaBy Braja Sevaki Devi Dasi

Mr. Kulkarni turned out to be the ‘dynamite’ that this campaign has been awaiting. He encouraged us to contact all religious leaders, particularly Muslim leaders, and as many influential politicians as possible. He said he would speak to the Prime Minister, and encouraged us to pursue a meeting with him.

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Dec 4, 2006 -- 4,248 views
Hare KrishnaBy BB Govinda Swami

The rally, joined by the Mayor of Baroda, the President of the local BJP political party, local Vishwa Hindu Parishad President, local Congress Party leaders and congregational devotees of ISKCON Baroda marched symbolically from the "Santram Mandir", located near the office of the "District Magistrate", aka the "District Collector" and presented him a memorandum seeking the Indian Government's intervention in the situation at Kazakhstan.

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Nov 30, 2006 -- 4,243 views
Hare KrishnaBy BB Govinda Swami

THIS COMING MONDAY AND TUESDAY THE OSCE WILL BE HAVING A MEETING TO DETERMINE IF KAZAKHSTAN WILL BE THE CHAIRMAN OF THEIR ORGANISATION IN 2009. THUS ALL COUNTRIES MUST PUSH THE DOCUMENTS TO THIER FOREIGN MINISTRIES AND TO THIER COUNTRIES REPRESENTATIVES TO OSCE PRIOR TO THAT TIME.

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Nov 30, 2006 -- 5,040 views
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