29 Sep 11
Four months after industrial action began, tensions still run high in Janaozen.
25 Aug 11
Rights activists warn conditions will worsen as control of prisons reverts to interior ministry.
26 Jul 11
Rights activists say conditions haven’t improved despite recent convictions of warders found guilty of torture.
15 Feb 11
Prison warders prosecuted in watershed case.
19 Jan 11
Newspaper’s plan to campaign against prolonging president’s rule lands it in trouble.
3 Dec 10
Central government’s commitment to penal reform has yet to feed through to prison management, activists say.
22 Feb 10
Authorities cracking down on scattered groups they accuse of radicalism and subversion.