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Saule Mukhametrakhimova

Saule Mukhametrakhimova
Central Asia Editor

Originally from Kazakstan, Saule Mukhametrakhimova worked as a journalist for the BBC World Service’s Central Asia and Caucasus section from 1994 to 1999. She joined IWPR as Central Asia and Caucasus Project Coordinator and was instrumental in launching these reporting services. Since 2000, Saule has served as IWPR's Central Asia Programme Manager and later Editor.

Stories by the author

Altynai Myrzabekova, Saule Mukhametrakhimova
6 Jun 13
Government's opponents are using local grievances to pursue their own interests, analysts say.
Saule Mukhametrakhimova, Almaz Kumenov
2 May 13
Court hears that they hid evidence to protect the younger Tsarnaev brother.
Saule Mukhametrakhimova
28 Mar 13
Controversial scheme would restrict foreign travel for young women, instead of trying to curb violence perpetrated by their countrymen.
Melis Myrzakmatov. (Photo: Ernist Nurmatov)
Saule Mukhametrakhimova
20 Mar 13
Seen by some as a Kyrgyz hero, Melis Myrzakmatov has fixed the roads in Osh but has not won over the large Uzbek minority.
Protest against changes to maternity benefits in Kazakstan. Astana, March 9, 2013. (Photo: Aliya Delmasheva)
Saule Mukhametrakhimova
20 Mar 13
Activists hope campaign will prompt wider action on women's rights.
Murat Mashkenov, head of the independent Kazakstan Labour Confederation. (Photo: Ludmila Ekzarkhova)
Saule Mukhametrakhimova, Almaz Kumenov
7 Mar 13
Opponents say measures being proposed would favour main trade union federation.
Saule Mukhametrakhimova
28 Feb 13
London event highlights use of criminal law to punish dissent.
Working conditions in Janaozen's oil industry have improved since protests in 2011 ended in bloodshed. (Photo: Asylkhan Abdraim)
Saule Mukhametrakhimova, Almaz Kumenov
30 Jan 13
Struggling to support families, they believe their husbands were made scapegoats for 2011 bloodshed.
The building of Ozenmunaigaz, the oil company at the centre of the industrial dispute that ended in violence last December. (Photo: Serik Kovlanbaev)
Alexandra Kazakova, Saule Mukhametrakhimova
14 Dec 12
Repression has worsened as authorities fail to learn the real lessons of December 2011 bloodshed.
Saule Mukhametrakhimova
11 Dec 12
Legislation is seen as much-needed step forward, but it doesn’t seem to be going anywhere.