Category Archives: Kazakhstan

US Statement on Religious Freedom – OSCE / ODIHR in Warsaw (Annual Meeting, 2018)

Working Session 7: Fundamental freedoms 1, including: Freedom of thought, conscience, religion, or belief As prepared for delivery by Ambassador Sam Brownback, Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, Warsaw, September 13, 2018 https://osce.usmission.gov/hdim-working-session-7-fundamental-freedoms-1/ Promoting and defending international religious freedom is a fundamental … Continue reading

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KAZAKHSTAN: Christians may face more restrictions

KAZAKHSTAN: Christians may face more restrictions  ______________________________________________________________ World Evangelical Alliance (18.08.2011) / HRWF (18.08.2011) – http://www.hrwf.net – The government of the former Soviet nation of Kazakhstan seems to be fostering the fear of Islamist extremism to further restrict civil rights, … Continue reading

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KAZAKHSTAN: Parliament to go against international human rights commitments?

By Felix Corley Following a police raid on his ordination service, Baptist pastor Oleg Voropaev in Kazkhstan’s northern Pavlodar Region has become the latest victim of the Administrative Code’s punishments for leading unregistered worship, Forum 18 News Service has learnt. … Continue reading

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Kazakhstan: International Protest against imprisonment of reknown human rights defender Zhovtis

Statement of the World Movement for Democracy Steering Committee regarding Developments in the Case against Yevgeniy Zhovtis The Steering Committee of the World Movement for Democracy calls on the Supreme Court of Kazakhstan to honor the appeal submitted on 27 … Continue reading

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Annual OSCE human rights conference opens with calls for improved implementation of international standards

Press release – OSCE:“Everyone who experienced the tragedy of living through wars or totalitarian regimes knows about the value of the respect for fundamental human rights and dignity,” Wladyslaw Bartoszewski, former Polish foreign minister, said at the opening. “There is … Continue reading

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PETITION: Witness for Kazakh human rights defender Evgeny Zhovtis Petition

DEAR READERS, PLEASE SIGN & help a great champion for human rights to get a fair trial (re-trial)View Current Signatures   –   Sign the Petition To:  World Community International Committee for Observation of the Law in the Legal Case … Continue reading

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