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Political and economic dependence means that Nur-Sultan has been reluctant to condemn ongoing persecution.
Although youngsters are having sex, they are clueless about protecting themselves from unwanted pregnancies or disease.
US praises Nur-Saltan as “global leader” in repatriating former fighters and their families.
Women who fight back often end up serving stiff prison sentences.
Ground-breaking IWPR research shows how access to information is changing.
6 May 15
Legal system has been slow to enforce payment orders on wayward ex-husbands.
22 Apr 15
Prosecuting Serik Ahmetov will help president show he’s serious about corruption, even though the problem is systemic.
25 Mar 15
Provision sneaked into legislative package protecting minors from offensive online content.
11 Mar 15
Weekly consistently criticised government’s closeness to Moscow.
27 Feb 15
Feared while in power, Rahat Aliev failed to rebrand himself as an upstanding dissident.
4 Feb 15
“Ethnic insult” charge comes at a time when the Russian minority question has come to the fore.
22 Dec 14
Authorities have yet to respond to concerns about a bill that civil society groups fear will curb their activities.
22 Nov 14
Ambition to host Winter Olympics could deter government from copying Moscow’s homophobic law.
13 Nov 14
Kazakstan agrees to “coordinate” foreign policy with Moscow. Some read that as “seeking approval”.
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