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Experts say that the government is failing to develop what could be a rich and profitable sector.
Human rights observer warns that the authorities ignore the demonstrators at their peril.
The authorities may not be able to ignore mass rallies which greeted presidential vote.
A surprise transition which may have been planned for a long time.
How will Kazakstan’s leader be remembered for his 30 years in power?
28 Aug 11
Recent trials of labour activists unlikely to deter further protests but certain to increase resentment.
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.
21 Jul 11
Authorities need to stop confusing all practicing Muslims with radical minority, newspaper editor says.
20 Jul 11
Amnesty International expert describes effects of continuing campaign against anyone the government sees as potential subversive.
12 Jul 11
Real threat posed by Islamic radicals not as great as incident suggests, analysts say, although resentment of the authorities is widespread.
7 Jul 11
IWPR reports on new wave of Islamic militancy become sought-after information source for regional experts.
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