Published in: oDR: FeatureAnti-union laws have punished Kazakhstan’s workers. But the fight isn’t over
Workers in Kazakhstan have faced pressure for years but continue to fight for their rights and social justice, new...
Published in: oDR: FeatureHow Kazakhstan society is divided over the Russia-Ukraine war
In Kazakhstan, where a Soviet past still lingers, there are clear generational divides in opinion towards Putin’s invasion
Published in: oDR: NewsReporting on Kazakhstan’s chaos amid internet shutdowns and violence
Journalists have been subject to detentions or attacks, while internet blackouts left them unable to communicate for days
Published in: oDR: InterviewAnger, injustice and politics brought people to the streets in Kazakhstan
Exclusive: veteran human rights defender Yevgeniy Zhovtis tells openDemocracy about how the tumultuous protests...
Published in: oDRA new tale of migrant struggles in Moscow puts poverty, motherhood and hope on screen
This Russian-Kazakh film explores how people who migrate to Russia are often subject to forces far greater than themselves.
Published in: oDRCentral Asia, the Panama Papers and the myth of the periphery
Far from operating in isolation, Central Asia’s elites have been quietly accumulating power with the help of western...