From 6:30pm Springfield Road/ London Road, Glasgow Protest organiser and Celtic supporter Luke Ivory ” We are protesting and leafleting at the game to raise awareness of the brutal dictatorship in Kazakhstan, the regime will be looking to get good PR out of this high profile match. Kazakhstan is a police state. It is ruled
The following article is written by Cathal Sheerin for the Huffington Post – see here for original . PEN international have launched an appeal for support for Aron Atabek, which Campaign Kazakhstan is supporting – for more information see here Hooded and handcuffed, sixty year old poet Aron Atabek shuffles around a dimly-lit room. The
‘Assignment’ programme reveals horrors of prison life (and death!) Elizabeth Clarke Over the past couple of weeks, a programme called ‘Assignment – Kazakhstan’s Living Gulags’ has been aired on the BBC’s World Service and its Radio 4. It paints a harrowing picture of the torture, rape, maiming, and killing that goes on in Kazakhstan’s prisons
Article initially published by Human Rights Watch on http://www.hrw.org/news/2013/08/15/kazakhstan-lawyer-forced-psychiatric-detention Psychiatric hospital saga of Zinaida Mukhortova began with her complaint against parliament member Berlin, August 16, 2013 “Each and every minute Zinaida Mukhortova is kept unlawfully locked up in a psychiatric hospital, her fundamental rights are being gravely violated. The authorities should free Mukhortova immediately.” (Mihra Rittmann,
Video: South African Miners declare solidarity with Kazakhstan workers A mass gathering of hundreds of miners and other workers, launching the Limpopo section of the South African ‘Workers’ And Socialist Party’, loudly approved a message of support and solidarity for all struggling miners and oil-workers in Kazakhstan.
From Kazakhstan correspondents According to the mother and relatives of Vadim Karamshin, the well-known human rights activist, a meeting of the Supervisory Board of the Supreme Court was held in Astana on July 15th to consider his complaints against the procedure in his trial. The panel of judges rejected these, conducting the hearing in the