KAZAKHSTAN INTERNATIONAL BUREAU FOR HUMAN RIGHTS AND RULE OF LAW

Quiet riot of singles

Last year in Kazakhstan has became a "modest riot of singles" – Kazakhstan International bureau for human rights presented reports on monitoring of freedom of peaceful assembly in Kazakhstan in 2016 and 2017.

More

New list of political prisoners of Kazakhstan

It included 19 more people convicted for their views and statements, or become hostages to a system that is struggling with its political opponents.

More

New NGO report documents alarming trends

A new report jointly published by seven NGOs documents the increasing risks facing those who stand up for justice and human rights in Central Asia. At a time of a global backlash against civil society, Central Asia is no exception: the space for civil society is seriously limited in this region and its governments impose far-reaching restrictions on free speech, association and peaceful assembly.

More

Right of Defence #12

A quarterly electronic bulletin dedicated to the situation in Kazakhstan in relation to those who defends the rights of other members of society. This issue covers the situation in October-December 2017.

More

PRESS RELEASE on the visit to detainee Mr. Iskander ERIMBETOV by a monitoring group

represented by Zhemis TURMAGAMBETOVA, Executive Director of the Public Foundation “Charter for Human Rights”, and Yevgeniy ZHOVTIS, Director of the Kazakhstan International Bureau for Human Rights and the Rule of Law.

More
Other information

Blocking of news website and detention of journalists in Kazakhstan of grave concern, says OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media

OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Harlem Désir today criticized the temporary detention of journalists and editors from Ratel.kz and Forbes Kazakhstan, and the blocking of the Ratel.kz webpage in Kazakhstan.

More

Kazakhstan: State vilifies opposition movement and its alleged supporters as “extremists”

This update covers developments on the freedoms of association, peaceful assembly and expression in Kazakhstan from January to March 2018.

More

Kazakhstan outlaws exiled banker's political movement

Kazakhstan has effectively outlawed a political movement created online by an exiled opponent of Nursultan Nazarbayev, after it called for street protests against the country’s long-term president.

More

Kazakhstan: strikes, arrests and fears of new restrictions on fundamental freedoms

This update covers developments on the freedoms of expression, association and assembly in Kazakhstan from November 2017 to January 2018.

More

World Report 2018. Kazakhstan

As the Kazakh government hosted high-profile international events, including EXPO 2017, an annual international exhibition, and several rounds of Syria peace talks, its human rights record further deteriorated.

More
Other information