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“The Kazakhstan insider” bulletin, Vol. 1

“The Kazakhstan insider” bulletin, Vol. 1

This issue of the bulletin was prepared by the analytical department of the Open Dialog Foundation and it is devoted to the subject of oil sector workers protests in Western Kazakhstan.

Pavol Stracansky “Workers Fight Massive Crackdown”

Pavol Stracansky “Workers Fight Massive Crackdown”

Workers striking in what has been described as the biggest organised threat to Kazakhstan’s authoritarian regime in the last decade are being beaten by hired thugs as the government ignores pleas for basic international labour rights to be observed.