Ognianova: Kazakhstan’s broken promises

In a September 22 commentary in the Guardian of London, CPJ’s Nina Ognianova details Kazakhstan’s broken promises to reform its repressive press policies. Kazakhstan made the pledges in exchange for gaining chairmanship of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, or OSCE.

In the Guardian, Ognianova calls on OSCE members to “remember and adhere to the commitments they accepted by entering the group.” Her piece follows up on CPJ’s September 14 special report, “Disdaining press freedom, Kazakhstan undermines OSCE.