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Ethnic Kazaks from China with pictures of their disappeared relatives in Xinjang region. (Photo courtesy of Bureau.kz)
25 Feb 20
Political and economic dependence means that Nur-Sultan has been reluctant to condemn ongoing persecution.
(Photo: UNFPA Kazakhstan)
28 Jan 20
Although youngsters are having sex, they are clueless about protecting themselves from unwanted pregnancies or disease.
Children being returned from the middle east to Kazakstan. (Photo courtesy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Kazakhstan)
18 Dec 19
US praises Nur-Saltan as “global leader” in repatriating former fighters and their families.
Peaceful gathering in Almaty of local feminist activists. (Photo: IWPR/CABAR)
12 Nov 19
Women who fight back often end up serving stiff prison sentences.
A member of audience going through the report. (Photo: CABAR/IWPR)
Project Highlight
2 Oct 19
Ground-breaking IWPR research shows how access to information is changing.
A Kazak child plays outside of the frame of a yurt. (Photo: China Photos/Getty Images)
26 Sep 19
More than 1,000 families returned to Kazakstan in the first six months of this year.
Kazakstan's Borovoye health resort. (Photo: IWPR)
18 Jul 19
Experts say that the government is failing to develop what could be a rich and profitable sector.
Marius Fossum, Norwegian Helsinki Committee. (Photo courtesy of M. Fossum)
Interview
15 Jun 19
Human rights observer warns that the authorities ignore the demonstrators at their peril.
President of Kazakstan Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev. (Photo: President's Press Service)
11 Jun 19
The authorities may not be able to ignore mass rallies which greeted presidential vote.
It’s important for Nazarbayev to keep Tokayev committed to his political legacy. (Photo: akorda.kz)
Comment
27 Mar 19
A surprise transition which may have been planned for a long time.

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