Housing rights activist detained in Kazakhstan over comments made on YouTube

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Prominence of Central Asian states on HRC is an opportunity for change

For the first time, three countries from Central Asia will be members of the UN HRC. Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan – each of which has serious human rights concerns – will join the other 44 members at this year’s opening session on 27 February.

Kazakh authorities must thoroughly investigate arson attack on journalist’s car

‘While we welcome the swift efforts made by police to identify those suspected of carrying out this arson attack, authorities must identify those ultimately behind what appears to be an effort to intimidate and silence Dinara Yegeubayeva” – IPI

Kazakhstan: Still no justice for January protest abuses

“Kazakh authorities are responsible for bringing to justice those responsible for the deaths and serious injuries of protesters, and crimes of torture in connection with the January events, but a year on, it’s clear that has not been their focus.”