What a National Tragedy Says About Labor Rights in Kazakhstan
By Alva Omarova
Workers’ rights and safety have been routinely neglected both by private companies and the state, resulting in tragedies like the fire that killed 46 miners last month.
Mine Fire in Kazakhstan Kills 46, Accelerates Nationalization Talks
By Catherine Putz
After years of safety problems, ArcelorMittal confirms its in talks to transfer ownership to Kazakhstan. But a change of ownership won’t necessarily make mining any safer.