Kazakh police detain, harass editor of independent weekly Uralskaya Nedelya

New York, February 3, 2021 — Kazakhstan authorities should immediately cease harassing journalist Lukpan Akhmedyarov and allow him to work freely and without fear of reprisal, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. On February 1, police in the Abai district of the western city of Uralsk summoned Akhmedyarov, chief editor of independent weekly newspaper … Continue reading Kazakh police detain, harass editor of independent weekly Uralskaya Nedelya