Ministry of Internal Affairs

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Kazakh outlet Moy Gorod receives bomb threat

Stockholm, April 14, 2023—Kazakh authorities should thoroughly investigate a recent bomb threat against Kazakh news outlet Moy Gorod and take steps to ensure the outlet’s safety, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Friday. On April 7, an individual emailed Moy Gorod’s editorial office in the northwestern city of Oral saying they had planted a bomb…

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Masked men attack freelance journalist Zoran Bozinovski in North Macedonia

Berlin, October 31, 2022—North Macedonia’s authorities must conduct a swift and thorough investigation into the recent attack on journalist Zoran Bozinovski, determine whether it was related to his work, bring the perpetrators to justice, and ensure the reporter’s safety, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Monday. Around 8.30 p.m. on October 25, two assailants wearing…

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Kazakh outlet Orda, staff subjected to months of threats, online harassment, cyberattacks

New York, October 12, 2022—Authorities in Kazakhstan should thoroughly investigate recent threats against independent news website Orda and its chief editor Gulnara Bazhkenova, and ensure the outlet and its staff’s safety, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Wednesday. On October 5, unidentified individuals sent a severed pig’s head to Orda’s editorial offices in the southern…

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Russian authorities in Kazan question, search homes of 7 RFE/RL freelance journalists and contributors

Paris, August 29, 2022—Russian authorities should stop intimidating journalists and contributors to U.S. Congress-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), and let the media work freely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Monday. On August 17, police in Kazan, the capital of Russia’s Tatarstan republic, searched the homes of Nelya Biktimirova, Aysilu Kadyrova, Alsu Kiyamova, and…

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