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Global Voices

8 Sep 11
IWPR reporting on violence in Kazakstan adds facts and nuances to local coverage.
A protester holds up pictures of union lawyer Natalia Sokolova and trade unionist Akjanat Aminov, both convicted after taking part in strikes. (Photo: Ayman Kurmanov)
28 Aug 11
Recent trials of labour activists unlikely to deter further protests but certain to increase resentment.
A women’s prison at Chemolgan in the Almaty region. (Photo: Serik Kovlanbaev)
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.