The leader of the Public Organisation “Miner’s Family” found dead in his apartment

The leader of the Public Organisation “Miner’s Family” found dead in his apartment

07.06.2012

A famous public figure, Vice-Chairman of the Public Organization “Miner’s Family”, Tahir Mukhamedzyanov, was found dead in his own apartment.

Contini and Di Biagio meet Kazakh delegation

Contini and Di Biagio meet Kazakh delegation

17.05.2012

Italian Senator Barbara Contini and Italian Deputy Aldo Di Biagio meet delegation from Kazakhstan to discuss human rights and opposition repression issues

Investigation involved physical violence: ‘Khalyk Maidany’ urges international community to take action

Investigation involved physical violence: ‘Khalyk Maidany’ urges international community to take action

06.05.2012

During the Aktau trial for those whom President Nazarbaev and his closest advisors decided to deem guilty of organising mass riots in Zhanaozen on the 16th-17th of December, 2011, methods by which special prosecutors and investigators forced defendants to give ‘confessions’ were revealed

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

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

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

18.04.2012

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?

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

11.04.2012

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

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

03.04.2012

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

Igor Vinyavskiy

Igor Vinyavskiy

02.04.2012

The case on persecution

Каzakhstan: how to pass a test on democracy?

Каzakhstan: how to pass a test on democracy?

01.04.2012

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

NHC urges European Parliament to demand concrete reforms from Kazakhstan

NHC urges European Parliament to demand concrete reforms from Kazakhstan

01.04.2012

NHC: ‘Opposition Alga party leader Vladimir Kozlov is still imprisoned along with several labour activists from Western Kazakhstan, and there are still limitations on the freedom of assembly and of expression.’

Irina Mednikova

Irina Mednikova

29.03.2012

The case on persecution

The European Parliament is monitoring the situation of democracy in Kazakhstan

The European Parliament is monitoring the situation of democracy in Kazakhstan

25.03.2012

Piotr Borys: EP will be appeal to the authorities of Kazakhstan regarding the matters of democratisation of the country.

Freedom House Welcomes Release of Kazakh Journalist Vinyavskiy

Freedom House Welcomes Release of Kazakh Journalist Vinyavskiy

15.03.2012

Editor of the Kazakhstani opposition newspaper “Vzglyad,” was given amnesty and released from the Committee of National Security’s detention center

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