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Workers’ representative demands to see KazMinerals boss in London

Copper giant denies suffering of its workers and victimisation of their representatives Elizabeth Clarke On Monday 28 September, Berik Zhakiparov from Zhezkazgan was joined by socialists and trade unionists outside the London offices of KazMinerals plc. The company dominates his home city in Kazakhstan. It exploits tens of thousands of workers in its copper mines,

Court frees last two Zhanaozen oil workers

Court frees last two Zhanaozen oil workers Independent investigation still needed into 2011 shooting, torture and disappearances On 19 March, a court in Aktau decided to parole the last two remaining imprisoned oil workers from Zhanaozen. Naryn Zharylgasynov and Kanat Zhusipbaev were convicted for involvement in a nearly eight-month strike of workers in 2011. It

Nazarbayev goes for early re-election before hardship provokes mass opposition

Andrei Prigor, Kokshetau, Kazakhstan – Kazakhstan came into the year 2015 carrying a heavy load of social, economic and political problems. A worsening of the situation had been seen in the year before, but the social and economic problems which affect the everyday lives of ordinary people have got more difficult to bear. Kazakhstan’s economy

Support the CampaignKazakhstan

The struggle against dictatorship in Kazakhstan and how to build world-wide solidarity and support Kazakhstan is a police state. It is ruled by one man, Nursultan Nazarbayev, and his close family who have looted the wealth of the country to grow rich and buy international allies. The vast majority of the population live in poverty

CAMPAIGN KAZAKHSTAN

 The struggle against dictatorship in Kazakhstan and how to build world-wide solidarity and support Kazakhstan is a police state. It is ruled by one man, Nursultan Nazarbayev, and his close family who have looted the wealth of the country to grow rich and buy international allies. The vast majority of the population live in poverty

aim

Aims   Campaign Kazakhstan has been set up with the aim of coordinating world-wide condemnation of the regime and the international corporations who collaborate with it. It also seeks maximum support for those who are fighting back – most prominent among them, Ainur Kurmanov and Esenbek Ukteshbayev, prime targets of the state.   The campaign