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The Aktau trial: witness statements on torture and the public reaction to the situation surrounding the judicial process

3 May 2012

The Open Dialogue Foundation continues to monitor the situation in Aktau, where hearings regarding the riots in Zhanaozen on the 16th and 17th of December, 2011 have been held.

Nursultan Nazarbaev: crimes against freedom of the mass media

2 May 2012

The re-election of Nursultan Nazarbayev in early April last year with an announced 95% of the vote gives a fairly clear idea of the little consideration he gives to alternative and critical opinion

The court in Aktau: chronology of events 27.03.2012-19.04.2012

21 April 2012

The Open Dialogue Foundation continues to monitor the situation in Aktau, where hearings on the case of the riots on December 16-17 in Zhanaozen have been carried out. This document provides a brief chronology of the trial.

Representatives of the Kazakh opposition were denied to pay a visit to the European Parliament

21 April 2012

The leader of the youth movement Zhanbolat Mamay and a theatre director Bolat Atabayev were not allowed to leave Kazakhstan to participate in a session on human rights and freedom of speech

Muratbek Ketebaev: accusing opposition of terrorism is absurd

21 April 2012

The President of the Social Foundation ‘Civic Activity’ Muratbek Ketebaev commented on the situation around charges of terrorism filed against the opposition leaders of Kazakhstan.

Kazakh journalist in surgery after being shot, stabbed

20 April 2012

The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns attack on a reporter in Kazakhstan and calls on authorities to immediately investigate and bring the perpetrators to justice.

Statement on potential attempts to discredit the Open Dialogue Foundation and its staff

18 April 2012

The staff of the Open Dialogue Foundation hereby informs about potential attempts, made by the Kazakh government to discredit the Foundation in order to eliminate this organisation as one of the sources of independent information about the situation on human rights and media freedom in Kazakhstan

Peculiar features of the Kazakh justice: does it fight against corrupted persons or opposition activists?

11 April 2012

An authoritative German media holding ‘Deutche Welle’ posted an article on its web site which discusses some characteristic features of Kazakh justice in matters relating to combating corruption in the country.

The Prosecutor’s Office of Kostanay initiated administrative case against the leader of the Kostanay communists

3 April 2012

It was reported that on the 30th of March, 2012 an administrative case was initiated against Lyudmila Gorbenko

NSC is fabricating cases on terrorism

2 April 2012

The published video is a staged, unsuccessful attempt to discredit opposition figures in the eyes of the public

Zhanaozen: an injured policeman refused to claim the defendants

2 April 2012

During the hearing related to the tragic events in Zhanaozen on the 16th of December, 2011, an injured policeman abandoned his claim against the defendants.

Igor Vinyavskiy

2 April 2012

The case on persecution

Каzakhstan: how to pass a test on democracy?

1 April 2012

In early March 2012 the international community placed high expectations on Kazakhstan. But the situation began to change dramatically after the prominent opposition leaders

Press release: Employees of ‘The Republic’ released, but the director dissapeared

29 March 2012

Journalist Irina Mednikova and Head of Publications Dissemination Department, Julia Kozlova were met by the security services at the entrances of their homes.

Irina Mednikova

29 March 2012

The case on persecution

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