Protests | Institute for War and Peace Reporting
The media must learn to interpret the evolving digital dialectic of global unrest.
Failures to deliver on political promises have people back out in the streets.
Government concessions fail to quell ongoing demonstrations.
Questions asked over second outbreak of serious violence in six months.
What was behind the demonstrations that led to the brink of “civil war”?
13 Jan 12
Several investigations under way, but little light shed on what really happened.
26 Dec 11
Moscow got outgoing leader and his would-be successor to agree on defusing tensions, but parliament said no.
22 Dec 11
MEP pressing for European Union action against Kazak government following Janaozen violence.
21 Dec 11
After talks with top official, they say they won’t be bought off.
21 Dec 11
Efforts to secure weapons continue but interim rulers face uphill struggle to disarm population.
20 Dec 11
First they imposed news blackout, then they devised alternative narrative for bloodshed.
19 Dec 11
Newspaper correspondent describes tense aftermath of violence in west Kazakstan oil town.
16 Dec 11
Activists want to hold new leaders to original aims of revolution, even as public tires of protest.
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