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Women who fight back often end up serving stiff prison sentences.
Ground-breaking IWPR research shows how access to information is changing.
More than 1,000 families returned to Kazakstan in the first six months of this year.
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.
25 Feb 14
Anti-government rallies small, but analysts still see them as significant.
20 Feb 14
Lawmaker says tougher methods needed to deal with “traditional” abductions.
11 Feb 14
Government grants and fast-track citizenship will no longer be offered as standard.
10 Jan 14
Worn down by penalties for minor infringements, the independent press is being quietly stifled.
11 Dec 13
Comment: Draconian laws made for the press now being turned on web users.
14 Nov 13
Joining a former Soviet trading bloc could mean higher prices for most imported goods.
30 Oct 13
New group wants end to “toxic” Baikonur launches, but its agenda may be more political than environmental.
24 Oct 13
Long-awaited legislation on state funding fails to address issues of concern.
11 Oct 13
Practice of forcing people to subscribe to newspapers they don’t want has to stop.
1 Oct 13
Legislation from 2010 has improved police action on domestic violence, but victims find it hard to claim a fair legal settlement afterwards.
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