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True or False: Why Are Journalists Sued in Kazakhstan?

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In the annual ranking prepared by Reporters Without Borders, which estimates the degree of media freedom in various countries, Kazakhstan took 157th place among 180 countries. Usually, journalists in Kazakhstan don’t receive open threats and are not killed very often, while the government contract and budget money give way to censorship.

And the new law “On media” adopted in 2017 curbs journalism and freedom of expression significantly.

 

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