Tommorow the newspaer ‘Golos Respubliki’ will not be delivered to readers

Tommorow the newspaer ‘Golos Respubliki’ will not be delivered to readers

21.11.2012

The Medeu District Court ordered the seizure of the circulation of the newspaper ‘Golos Respubliki’ after it arrives at the airport of Almaty. This means that tomorrow, the latest issue of the newspaper will not reach readers.

Statement on the shutdown of independent media organisations in Kazakhstan

Statement on the shutdown of independent media organisations in Kazakhstan

21.11.2012

A number of independent media organisations and opposition NGOs of Kazakhstan are under the threat of closure and prohibition of activities in the country. The Prosecutor’s Office in Almaty filed a motion in court, demanding that these organisations be deemed as extremist

Askar Moldashev has been arrested

Askar Moldashev has been arrested

30.10.2012

We have just acquired information that Askar, the older brother of Daniyar Moldhashev, the President of the LLP and publisher of the ‘Golos Respubliki’ newspaper, has been arrested by officers of the National Security Committee. He has been arrested ostensibly for drug possession.

Zhanbolat Mamay released from arrest

Zhanbolat Mamay released from arrest

12.07.2012

Justice prevails – right after Bolat Atabayev was released from arrest, a 24-year-old journalist Zhanbolat Mamay also regained his freedom

Why Polish media should be interested in Kazakhstan

Why Polish media should be interested in Kazakhstan

03.07.2012

Polish media should make every effort to find reliable information about the country, in which Poland has vested interests

Kazakhstan: attempted murder of opposition journalist in Uralsk

Kazakhstan: attempted murder of opposition journalist in Uralsk

19.04.2012

At the moment, the life of the journalist Lukpan Akhmedyarov is at risk: he suffered a huge loss of blood, wounds caused damage of blood vessels in his heart

The statement of the Open Dialog Foundation

The statement of the Open Dialog Foundation

27.03.2012

Irina Mednikova, the editor of the “Voice of the Republic” newspaper, and the head of the Publications Dissemination Department, Yulia Kozlova, were detained by officers of the Department of the National Security Committee.

Kazakhstan: a political thaw did not come

Kazakhstan: a political thaw did not come

27.03.2012

Trials are closed to the media and international observers,oppression of the editorial staff of the ‘Golos Respubliki’ newspaper and opposition activists continues

Igor Vinyavskiy: Now everything is divided into ‘before’ and ‘after’

Igor Vinyavskiy: Now everything is divided into ‘before’ and ‘after’

16.03.2012

Interview with Igor Vinyavskiy, the editor of the ‘Vzglyad’ newspaper, given after his release.

World day against cyber-censorship. Kazakhstan

World day against cyber-censorship. Kazakhstan

12.03.2012

In 2011, a unprecedented social protest movement prolonged by a violent uprising, a wave of odd attacks and the Head of State’s health problems made the authorities even more nervous, causing them to tighten their control over information, especially online.

Igor Vinyavskiy: “I consider my case political”

Igor Vinyavskiy: “I consider my case political”

05.03.2012

An apprehension and ridiculous charges filed against the editor-in-chief of the ‘Vzlgyad’ newspaper put him in one group with the most famous ‘prisoners of conscience’.

The Statement of the ‘Stop Censorship!’ movement (Ukraine) on the prevention of oppression in Kazakhstan

The Statement of the ‘Stop Censorship!’ movement (Ukraine) on the prevention of oppression in Kazakhstan

06.02.2012

The Ukrainian journalistic movement ‘Stop Censorship!’ strongly condemns the oppression that the Kazakh authorities have subjected independent journalists to.

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

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

02.02.2012

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.

Resolution of Investigation Department of the Committee for National Security

Resolution of Investigation Department of the Committee for National Security

26.01.2012

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 […]

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

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

17.01.2012

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 ‘Stan.kz’. 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 ‘Stan.kz’. Such an order  directed at […]