Kazakhstan - IFEX Member Campaigns

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24 March 2017 |

Kazakhstan must treat editor Zhanbolat Mamay fairly

Kazakhstan must treat editor Zhanbolat Mamay fairly Members of IFEX wrote an open letter on behalf of Kazakh Editor Zhanbolat Mamay, calling for a fair and impartial handling of charges against him and full investigation into his mistreatment in prison and threats made to his family.
15 March 2016 |

Kazakhstan must ensure impartiality of actions towards Mateyev

Kazakhstan must ensure impartiality of actions towards Mateyev A joint letter to Kazakhstan's President Nazarbayev calling for review of recent state actions towards Seytkazy Matayev and the National Press Club.
26 April 2012 |

Twenty-seven IFEX members call for investigation into brutal attacks on journalists

Twenty-seven IFEX members call for investigation into brutal attacks on journalists Twenty-seven IFEX members appeal for end to impunity in recent brutal attacks on journalists in Kazakhstan, including near-fatal attack on Luqpan Akhmedyarov in April.
7 February 2012 |

Twenty-nine IFEX members call for release of independent newspaper editor

Twenty-nine IFEX members have signed a letter to the Prosecutor General about the detention of editor Igor Vinyavsky, whose detention is believed to be politically motivated, calling for him to be released and for the evidence leading to his arrest to be made public.
15 March 2011 |

ARTICLE 19 opposes Kazakhstan's candidacy for membership in UN Human Rights Council

ARTICLE 19 opposes this candidacy due to the poor human rights record of the Kazakh government and its failure to implement recent pledges to improve press freedom.
29 November 2010 |

OSCE commitments remain unfulfilled, ARTICLE 19 and Adil Soz note

Kazakhstan's authorities have failed to fulfil their commitment to review the defamation legislation and adopt access to information legislation.
14 October 2010 |

Kazakhstan failing to uphold press freedom pledges to OSCE, panellists warn at IPI/CPJ briefing

CPJ noted that not only has Kazakhstan not kept its promises but the press freedom situation has possibly degenerated further over the past two years.
15 July 2010 |

CPJ calls on OSCE to put Kazakh press freedom on summit agenda

Kazakhstan, the current chair of the OSCE, has failed to decriminalise libel and has passed new, restrictive Internet and privacy laws, CPJ noted.
9 April 2010 |

CPJ asks Obama to raise poor press record with Kazakhstan

On 12 April 2010, US President Obama will be meeting in Washington with Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev.
23 December 2008 |

Twenty-two IFEX members sign on to letter to Parliamentarians urging them to consider NGO proposals on media reform

(Adil Soz/IFEX) - The following is a joint letter to the Deputies of Parliament by twenty-two IFEX members:
1 November 2006 |

Adil Soz advances advocacy dialogues, building strong regional links for free expression

Rinata Alibekova was recently hired as the IFEX Central Asia Project Coordinator and is based at the office of IFEX member Adil Soz, in Kazakhstan. In her role, Rinata is seeking to initiate new advocacy efforts while supporting ongoing activities across the region with organisations in Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan, working together to advocate for freedom of expression in Central Asia.

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