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Kazakstan

Journalists trained by IWPR produce news, analysis, and comment pieces on the issues that affect their countries and communities.

Global Voices

Police detain an opposition activist during recent protests in Kazakstan. (Photo: Inga Imanbay)
24 May 18
The authorities appear to be weighing their response as to how best reign in dissent.
IWPR event held in Bishkek. (Photo: IWPR)
Project Highlight
11 May 18
Nepotism and ethnic bias are hampering innovation.
(Photo courtesy of: kloop.kg)
26 Oct 17
Tightened customs controls are leading to losses for Kyrgyz exporters.
A Kazak bride and groom celebrate in Astana. (Photo: Neyran Elden/Flickr)
2017 Women's Day
8 Mar 17
Men see taking extra and unofficial ‘wives’ as a sign of social prestige.
Gaziza Baituova, IWPR’s long-term contributor from Kazakstan. (Photo: IWPR)
Press Release
30 Nov 16
Human rights journalist in running for internationally recognised prize.
Plov is one of the most common festive treats across Central Asia. (Photo: Aziz Mamirov)
25 Nov 16
Central Asians vie for ownership of a much-loved dish.
Nazarbaev's former press-secretary and head of Kazak Journalists Union Seitkazy Mataev​ sentenced in Almaty. (Photo: Kazis Toguzbaev, RFE/RL)
Comment
17 Oct 16
Latest case highlights growing dangers to country's media scene.
Market stalls at Green Bazaar, Almaty, Kazakstan. (Photo: Gaziza Baituova)
29 Sep 16
Neighbour states are not finding their new trade relations easy going.
Businessman Abubakr Azizkhodzhaev was imprisoned in Tajikistan. (Photo: Human Rights Watch)
Comment
16 Sep 16
Regimes are jumping on an anti-incitement bandwagon to silence critics.
Cartoonist from Almaty, Kazakstan, Murat Dilmanov. (Photo courtesy of M. Dilmanov)
Interview
3 Aug 16
How one artist is trying to stir public debate through humour.

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Young people protesting in front of the parliament building in Tbilisi, condemning the raids organised by the Georgian police at Bassiani night club. Some demonstrators compared it with the Russian style crackdowns and held placards saying "We do not need another Putin here". (Photo: IWPR)
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What was behind the demonstrations that led to the brink of “civil war”?