Der kasachische Unternehmer Sotkimbaev hätte morgen in Wien über den Fall von Kasaschstans früheren Österreich-Botschafter sprechen sollen. Wien. Drei mutmaßliche Opfer von Rachat Alijew erheben neue Vorwürfe gegen den früheren Botschafter Kasachstans in Österreich. Sie nennen sich „Auslandsbüro der Opposition Kasachstans". Um ihre Geschichten an die Öffentlichkeit zu bringen, veranstalten sie heute, Donnerstag, eine Pressekonferenz – ausgerechnet im Media Quarter Marx. Dieses Objekt steht zu 60 Prozent im Besitz von Alijews Gesellschaft VBM.

Portuguese MEP Ana Gomes has called on the European Commission to involve Eurojust and Europol in a Europe-wide investigation into Rakhat Aliyev, a Kazakhstani multi-millionaire residing in Malta.

Maltese court says police has jurisdiction to investigate torture allegations against Kazakh exile living in Malta. A United States congressman has asked the European Commission to investigate "serious allegations" of human rights abuses made against Rakhat Aliyev, a former Kazakh diplomat who now resides in Malta.

tokbergenKazakh authorities must do their utmost to determine the whereabouts and ensure the safety of journalist Tokbergen Abiyev, who has been missing since December 20, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

(SRI) - The state-owned "Kazakhstan" TV channel dropped all Russian-language broadcasting as of September 1, Interfax reported on Friday.


A Joint Statement by Freedom House, Global Witness, the Norwegian Helsinki Committee and the Eurasian Democracy Initiative for the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly in Oslo

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U.S. Helsinki Commission chairman Cardin concerns over lifetime powers for kazakhstani President

ak_stasbWhoever does not help to resolve the conflict in Kyrgyzstan, must then deal with the consequences of this omission

fotochronikaOpposition says it controls Central Asian nation of Kyrgyzstan after dozens killed

KAZAKHSTAN, the landlocked central Asian country larger than the whole of Western Europe, grabbed the attention of the world's biggest oil companies in 2000 with the discovery of the giant Kashagan oil field.