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The Silencing of Critical Voices in Kazakhistan with Lukpan Akhmedyarov

Lukpan Akhmedyarov, one of Kazakhstan’s most prominent independent journalists, former editor-in-chief, and reporter at Uralskaya Nedelya,  addresses the 5th Annual Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy – see below for full prepared remarks.   Full remarks   Lukpan Akhmedyarov: Good afternoon. I am very sorry, I don’t speak English. I don’t


Human Rights

The Reporter That Won’t Be Silenced

Interviewed by Dylan Rogers. Kazakhstan’s strongmen have long cast the country as a bastion of stability in an otherwise restive region. Yet in January Kazakhstan erupted in protest, as an increase in fuel prices combined with political concerns to drive nationwide demonstrations […]