Laid-off Oil Workers Detained After Overnight Protest in Astana
By Catherine Putz
The group’s detention sparked a growing crowd in Zhanaozen and highlighted, once again, the precarity faced by the country’s workers.
The Jobless of Zhanaozen Are Still Demanding Justice in Kazakhstan
By Paolo Sorbello and Almas Kaisar
Worker disputes and demands for fair employment policies have continued since the violence of 2011.
Workers’ Rights Denied in Kazakhstan: Zhanaozen’s Legacy
By Mihra Rittmann
The trajectory of labor rights restriction in Kazakhstan can be traced to what happened in Zhanaozen in 2011 -- and the aftermath.
Kazakhstan: What Happened in Zhanaozen?
By Zholdas Orisbayev
Ten years after the Zhanaozen massacre, has justice been served?