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Police officers are seen in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on June 12, 2019. A group of journalists were recently attacked at a press conference in Almaty. (Reuters/Pavel Mikheyev)

Demonstrators attack reporters, damage equipment at press conference in Kazakhstan

Washington, D.C., July 25, 2019 — Kazakhstan authorities should immediately investigate the attack on journalists at a press conference in Almaty and hold those responsible to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Kazakh journalists face years in prison on retaliatory charges

New York, September 30, 2016– Kazakh authorities should immediately drop all charges against Seytkazy Matayev, head of the Kazakh Journalists’ Union and chair of the National Press Club of Kazakhstan, and his son Aset Matayev, director of the independent news agency KazTag, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. A verdict in their trial is…

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Head of Kazakh journalists’ union detained

New York, February 22, 2016–The Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned by today’s detention of Seytkazy Matayev, head of the Kazakh Journalists’ Union and the chair of National Press Club, in Almaty.

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