This issue is devoted to the risk of terrorism and extremism in Kazakhstan.
Roundtable on 29th of November, 2011 in room ASP A1E-2 of the European Parliament, from 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 a.m.
On October 26, 2011, Asan Amilov, a cameraman, and Orken Bisen, a journalist from the “Stan.kz” were subject to armed attack in Aktau, the Mangistau District. The bullet-wounded victims were admitted to hospital. A criminal investigation was initiated in connection with the incident.
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.
Illegal criminal prosecution of Natalia Sokolova, lawyer of the labor union of the joint-stock company “Karazhanbasmunay”.
Arrests and detentions of legitimate trade-union leaders and activists of the civil society
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.
Structured human rights dialogues are held with each of the five Central Asian republics. They are designed to discuss questions of mutual interest and enhance cooperation on human rights as well as to raise the concerns of the EU on human rights in Central Asia.
The priority mission of international observers in municipal elections in Ukraine in terms of the international community, but also in terms of prospects for further European integration of Ukraine, is to provide information on the status of real democracy in Ukraine.