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Christian centre of Jehovah's Witnesses in Almaty, Kazakstan. (Photo: informburo.kz)
24 Sep 18
New law aims to increase state oversight on some religious minorities.
Kazakstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev (L) shakes hand with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a signing ceremony on June 7, 2018, Beijing, China. (Photo: Greg Baker-Pool/Getty Images)
1 Aug 18
Ever-tighter links appear to be alarming some ordinary citizens.
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.

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