Here we carry an article by Yulia Ponomareva published in The Moscow News on 22 December about the extreme state violence and repression begun on 16 December by the Nazarbayev regime and the aftermath. The thoroughly anti democratic ‘state of emergency’ in Zhanaozen, declared by Nazarbayev in the wake of the events in December, was
New video shows riot police shooting unarmed protesters in Zhanaozen
Campaign Kazakhstan demonstrates in Berlin and Cologne Campaign Kazakhstan activists, Germany Berlin Yesterday, around 50 people protested in the centre of Berlin, criticising torture, repression and murder in Kazakhstan. Trade unionists including, metalworkers, teachers and health workers were joined by activists from the international “CampaignKazakhstan”, as well as members of the German LINKE (LEFT) party,
Paul Murphy MEP (Member of the European Parliament), recently in Kazakhstan to support the Oil-workers in their struggle against KazMunaiGaz and the Nazarbayev regime, sends the following video message to the oil-workers in Zhanaozen.
Below we carry a report from The Moscow News about the continuing emergency in Kazakhstan. We appeal to all trade unionists, human rights activists, journalists and socialists to publicise this atrocious attack on trade unionists their families and their supporters. Please send protest and solidarity messages, including points of the workers programme, to firstname.lastname@example.org An end to
Up to 70 peaceful protesters and supporters of striking oil workers killed. 500 injured. ***BREAKING NEWS*** 10:15am GMT, TODAY, reports of tanks and military forces used in battles in Kazakh city of Zhanaozen to crush protests and break strikes. Today, on Kazakhstan’s Independence Day, more than 3,000 people assembled peacefully in Zhanaozen, to promote the