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The UN Human Rights Committee raises serious concerns about the full implementation of freedom of expression and political participation in Kazakhstan
Geneva 23 June 2016 - On 22 and 23 June 2016 the UNHRC - the body that monitors the implementation of the rights enshrined in the ICCPR - reviewed for the second time since Kazakhstan is a party to the ICCPR the status of civil and political rights in the country.
Mass arrests and threats on the eve of rallies of 21th May: We urge to prevent recurrence of Zhanaozen tragedy
Open Dialog Foundation calls on to urgently react to the wave of arrests of Kazakhstan activists, and make every effort to prevent violence against citizens during peaceful rally planned for the 21 May, 2016 in several Kazakhstan cities.
The anniversary of the shooting: ‘The Zhanaozen list’ should end the impunity of perpetrators, guilty of torture and oppression
Four years ago, on 16 December, 2011, in the Kazakh city of Zhanaozen, riot police opened fire with live ammunition on the backs of unarmed oil workers, who had been protesting for higher wages and better working conditions for seven months.
Kazakhstan: End punitive prison conditions for imprisoned journalist Vladimir Kozlov
PEN International and the Open Dialog Foundation deplore the current situation of Vladimir Kozlov, a Kazakh journalist, human rights defender and a leader of Alga!, a political opposition party, who is currently serving a seven-and-half-year prison sentence for ‘inciting social discord’.
A Zhanaozen torture victim, Maksat Dosmagambetov, needs urgent medical attention
Owing to his serious health condition, a man convicted in the Zhanaozen case, Maksat Dosmagambetov, has been transferred from prison to house arrest. He stated that he wasn’taware of his exact diagnosis, as his medical records are stored in the police department.
Appeal: We request that you raise the issue of human rights in Kazakhstan
We have become aware of your planned visit to Kazakhstan, which will be held between 5-6 December. In this regard, we hereby ask you not to help Nursultan Nazarbayev in his fight against democracy through acquiescence to human rights violations in Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstan does not comply with fair trial guarantees
By persecuting political opponents, the Kazakh authorities openly flout public assurances, given to the international community. Kazakhstan declares that the right to a fair trial will be observed with respect to opposition politicians, journalists and activists.