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Brief Detention, Fine, and Regional Ban for French Journalist Looking Into Zhanaozen
October 01, 2018

Brief Detention, Fine, and Regional Ban for French Journalist Looking Into Zhanaozen

By Catherine Putz
Seven years later, Zhanaozen remains a sensitive issue in Kazakhstan.

With Media Law Amendments, Kazakhstan Deals a Blow to Press Freedom
January 03, 2018

With Media Law Amendments, Kazakhstan Deals a Blow to Press Freedom

By Catherine Putz
Astana consulted journalists on revisions to the country's media law, and then ignored their recommendations.
Another Independent News Outlet Shuts Down in Kazakhstan
April 19, 2017

Another Independent News Outlet Shuts Down in Kazakhstan

By Paolo Sorbello
Radiotochka, a respected radio and web news outfit, will phase out due to financial difficulties.

Kazakhstan Sentences 2 Journalists for Embezzlement
October 03, 2016

Kazakhstan Sentences 2 Journalists for Embezzlement

By Catherine Putz
Astana says the father-son pair embezzled millions, others call the convictions politically motivated.

US Judge Rejects Kazakhstan’s Facebook Demands
March 08, 2016

US Judge Rejects Kazakhstan’s Facebook Demands

By Casey Michel
Astana can’t use the U.S. court system to get the IP addresses of users associated with Respublika

Kazakh Authorities Detain Head of the National Press Club
February 22, 2016

Kazakh Authorities Detain Head of the National Press Club

By Catherine Putz
Media rights advocates say the case is politically motivated.

How to Quit the Kazakh Media Game
December 12, 2015

How to Quit the Kazakh Media Game

By Catherine Putz
Russia vs Turkey and Uzbekistan’s co-opting of the ISIS threat; weekend reads.
Kazakhstan Goes After Opposition Media in New York Federal Court
August 07, 2015

Kazakhstan Goes After Opposition Media in New York Federal Court

By Casey Michel
The government of Kazakhstan tries to use a U.S. federal statute to take down an opposition newspaper.

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