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Retreating Rights: Examining the pressure on human rights in Kazakhstan

This virtual event will discuss the findings of an upcoming Foreign Policy Centre publication entitled Retreating Rights: Examining the pressure on human rights in Kazakhstan. The event and publication seeks to comprehensively examine the present human rights situation in Kazakhstan as the country continues to navigate the post-pandemic environment and power transition between former President Nazarbayev and President Tokayev. It will look at the emerging pressures on a political settlement that ...

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Anna Gussarova, Director of the Central Asia Institute for Strategic Studies (CAISS)

Dr Khalida Azhigulova, Associate Professor (Law) at Eurasian Technological University

Tatiana Chernobil, Human Rights Law Consultant

Aigerim Kamidola, Independent Human Rights Lawyer and Researcher

Chair: Adam Hug, Director of The Foreign Policy Centre

Listen to an audio recording of the event here.

July 22, 2021
2:00pm-3:30pm (BST)

The event will take place on Zoom.

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