Also by J.G. Cefalo
January 13, 2010
Journalists In Central Asia Struggle In 'Atmosphere Of Hopelessness And Fear'
The recent brazen murders of two Bishkek-based journalists have shocked human rights groups that seek to pressure Central Asian governments into investigating such crimes and bringing the guilty to justice. But J.G. Cefalo says it is increasingly clear that those governments themselves are behind much of the violence, leaving any hopes that justice will prevail futile.
October 21, 2009
Is Kazakhstan Fit To Chair The OSCE?
As an international organization that, among other things, promotes human rights, transparent elections, and the rule of law, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe is taking quite a gamble by entrusting the chairmanship to a country that is taking steps away from -- rather than toward -- democracy.