Kazakhstan: Emergency Triggered Witch-Hunting

Andrey Grishin 13.10.20

Instead of the criminal article “Slander” transferred to the Code of Administrative Offenses in Kazakhstan, the journalists, bloggers and civil activists are now accused on alternative charges.


Detentions and Blocks in Kazakhstan: What Will Tokayev Do Next?

Assem Zhapisheva 14.05.19

On May 9, several mass protests demanding fair elections took place in several towns of Kazakhstan. This is not the first campaign after the change in the country’s leadership and the announcement of early election; however, it is the first one that is characterised by relatively violent preventive and response measures taken by the authorities.