Kazakh Court Upholds Order To Close Media Outlet Known For Critical Articles

27 February 2015 / By RTT News Staff Writer An appeals court in Kazakhstan has upheld an order to close a media outlet known for its critical articles. ADAM bol (“Be A Person”), an independent weekly, is the latest media outlet to be shuttered in Kazakhstan since late 2012, when authorities began a concerted crackdown…

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OSCE: Media Pluralism Further Endangered in Kazakhstan

26th November 2014 / By Voice of America The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe has condemned as “drastic and disproportionate” an injunction by a court in Kazakhstan effectively shutting down a weekly magazine. The OSCE said Wednesday that the Almaty district court’s order to stop the distribution and publication of the independent magazine…