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The statement of the Open Dialogue Foundation regarding the publication of new documents relating to the situation in Zhanaozen

15 February 2012

Announcement: Documents which indicate the use of violence by the police against minors in Zhanaozen have been published

Letter to Request Support for Igor Vinyavskiy

8 February 2012

[20:08:20] Interlexica: As a result of this leaflet, the editor-in-chief and the journalists of Kazakhstan may be incarcerated for seven years

The NSC forbade the passing of a food and clothes package to the ‘Alga’ leader

7 February 2012

Vladimir Kozlov is convinced that the charges filed against him are contrived.

‘Alga!’ activists were ordered to report for questioning

6 February 2012

The National Security Committee of Kazakhstan commits acts that bear signs of a planned operation aimed at blocking the work of the regional offices of the ‘Alga!’ party.

“Open Dialog” between government officials and civil society representatives in European Parliament

3 February 2012

Conference dedicated to social and political situation in Kazakhstan after parliamentary elections in this republic was organized by Free Speech Association (SWS), Association of Journalists, Poland (SDP) and Open Dialogue Foundation.

In the ‘Respublika’ newspaper security service workers confiscate office equipment

2 February 2012

Confiscation of computers and other office equipment by the workers of the National Security Committee of Kazakhstan began in the office of the ‘Golos Respubliki’ newspaper in Almaty.

U.S. Official Blasts Kazakh Security Provision

27 January 2012

The chairman of the U.S. Helsinki Commission has blasted a provision of Kazakhstan’s newly adopted Law on National Security

Web-conference of a journalist Yelena Kostyuchenko with the participants of the Facebook group called ‘Zhanaozen’

27 January 2012

A Russian Reporter comments on the mood of the people of the Mangistau Province: “The anti-Nazarbaev mood is, of course, very strong after his comments made on TV, regarding the events in Zhanaozen”.

‘Respublika’ expects arrests and searches as early as Monday

27 January 2012

The press release of ‘Respublika’

Resolution of Investigation Department of the Committee for National Security

26 January 2012

Order on Opening a Criminal Case №  and accepting it for proceedings Almaty, January 23, 2012 The senior investigator from the Investigation Department of the Committee for National Security in ​​Almaty, Captain Kobenbaev S, after examining the material registered in the Log of the Registration of Statements and Information relating to crimes under № 159 […]

Igor Vinyavski, Vladimir Kozlov and Serik Sapargali arrested for two months at a closed court hearing

25 January 2012

I. Vinyavski, the editor of the ‘Vzglyad’ newspaper, V. Kozlov, the leader of the ‘Alga’ party, and Serik Sapargali, a social activist, who were apprehended by the workers of the National Security Committee of Kazakhstan, have not appeared at a hearing relating to the extension of their custody.

Freedom House Condemns Arrest of Kazakh Activists and Journalist

25 January 2012

Kazakh authorities searched the apartments and offices of members of Alga, an unregistered opposition party that was not allowed to participate in parliamentary elections, and independent newspaper, Vzglyad.

Statement regarding arrests of Alga People’s Party and People’s Front activists

25 January 2012

Vladimir Kozlov and Igor Vinyavskiy were arrested on charges of inciting social unrest and calling for the violent overthrow and change of the constitutional order by force and violation of the unity in the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Urgent message! Repressions of journalists and employees of the video portal worsen!

17 January 2012

On the 17th of January, 2012 at 1.00 p.m., Nurlan Beysenov, an officer of the National Security Committee, came to the office of the ‘’. He handed orders to report for interrogation on the same day (on the 17th of January, 2012 at 3.00 p.m.) to 15 workers of ‘’. Such an order  directed at […]

The EP will hold minute’s silence in memory of victims of the bloody riots

13 January 2012

It is likely that next week the European Parliament will hold a minute’s silence to honour the victims of the December riots in Kazakhstan. The request was submitted to the head of the EP, Jerzy Buzek by the Open Dialogue Foundation and the MEP Piotr Borys.

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