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Authorities poised to cut all communications at drop of hat

Kazakhstan’s nervous regime is becoming more and more repressive. President Nursultan Nazarbayev is on the point of signing draconian amendments (...)

Published on 12 April 2014 Read

Kazakhstan

Increasingly suffocating climate for media freedom

Reporters Without Borders is very disturbed by the decline in media freedom in Kazakhstan, with arrests and trials of critical journalists and (...)

Published on 3 April 2014 Read

Kazakhstan

Prosecutor wants to close opposition weekly down for good

Reporters Without Borders condemns the judicial system’s harassment of the opposition weekly Pravdivaya Gazeta. In a case that opened on 12 (...)

Published on 14 February 2014 Read

Kazakhstan

Authorities again urged to drop all charges against atheist blogger

Reporters Without Borders is relieved by journalist and atheist blogger Alexander Kharlamov’s release from prison into house arrest yesterday but (...)

Published on 5 September 2013 Read

Kazakhstan

Journalist still facing up to seven years in prison for “inciting hatred”

Reporters Without Borders is appalled by journalist and human rights activist Alexander Kharlamov’s detention on trumped up charges for the past (...)

Published on 15 July 2013 Read

Kazakhstan

Investigation must seek those behind attack on opposition journalist

A trial of the alleged attackers of Lukpan Akhmedyarov (Лукпан Ахмедьяров), begun on 14 May, was scheduled to resume on 22 May in the special regional court (...)

Published on 22 May 2013 Read

Kazakhstan

“Missing” journalist reappears, but freedom of information doesn’t

Reporters Without Borders is relieved that the journalist Tokbergen Abiyev has “reappeared” after causing much concern by going missing on 20 (...)

Published on 7 January 2013 Read

Kazakhstan

Main opposition media silenced in space of a month

Kazakhstan’s leading opposition media have all been banned as “extremist” in the past month in response to a request by the prosecutor-general’s (...)

Published on 28 December 2012 Read

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