Famous street militant Amantai-kaji to run for president

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9:44 19.09.2005
text: "Kazakhstan Today"
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Amantai-kaji Assylbek is going to run for the president of RK again. This famous public figure submitted his application on the registration of his candidacy for the presidential race in the Central Election Commission on September 16, KZ-today reports with reference to the CEC.

Amantai-kaji, 63, is a head of the antinuclear front and of the all-Kazakhstani Peace March "Attan-Kazakhstan." He was one of the organizers of "Nevada-Semipalatinsk" movement.

In October, 1998, Amantai-kaji was nominated as a candidate for president, but he ws not registered because of an administrative breach - participation in an unsanctioned demo in defence of Zhanatas and Kentau residents.