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Kazakstan

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

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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.
Kazak police. (Photo: Andrei Grishin)
Interview
28 Jul 16
Government needs to tackle specific risks, not get distracted by conspiracy theories.
 Almaty Zoo is a popular destination for locals. (Photo: Aktan Rysaliev)
6 Jul 16
The plight of a female tiger has caught public attention and raised hopes for change.
People gathering for the protest near Respublika Square in Almaty on May 21. (Photo: Andrei Grishin)
26 May 16
Protestors and journalists arrested after public anger at farmland reforms.

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