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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.


25 December 2011

Special correspondent of ‘Novaya gazeta’ Elena Kostyuchenko is reporting about the situation in Zhanaozen.


25 December 2011

Special correspondent of ‘Novaya gazeta’ Elena Kostyuchenko is reporting about the situation in Zhanaozen

Zhanaozen — the oil river

25 December 2011

The continued reportage of ‘Zhanaozen’

Mangistau urgently needs humanitarian aid!

20 December 2011

Appeal to the representatives of the European society to provide humanitarian assistance to the Mangistau Province inhabitants who suffered as a result of disorder.

Emergency announcement! Mass dispersal of the striking oil workers with the use of special measures started in Zhanaozen

15 December 2011

On 16thDecember, 2011 in the city of Zhanaozen at approx. 10 a.m. local time on Independence Day, striking oil workers and their family members, who have been taking part in the protests since 17th May 2011, were dispersed by means of extreme measures in the form of the use of noxious gases and the

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