IHRDC calls on all parties to the conflict in Kazakhstan to return to dialogue and stop the violence.
According to reports that we receive from the IHRDC CIPDH staff in the Republic of Kazakhstan, full-scale hostilities are taking place there.
It was great mistake to autocratic President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev’s rule, with initial public anger over a spike in gasoline prices expanding to wider discontent with the government over corruption, living standards, poverty and unemployment in such oil-rich country, which has a large role in the whole of Central Asia.
Internet shutdown is also an unprecedented measure of a consolidated authoritarian state and the consequences will not be long in coming. The fall in cryptocurrency is just the beginning.
The situation is also complicated by ultra-right nationalist slogans during the riots.
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