A Kazakh sugar factory has refused to reinstate 15 laid-off workers despite a local court order.
Seven Kazakh prison guards have been found guilty of torturing 26 prisoners last year at a penitentiary in northern Kazakhstan.
Kyrgyz National Security Committee spokesman Nurlanbek Toktaliev said Gunesh Yilmaz was arrested while trying to cross the border into Kazakhstan on June 6, in contravention of a Kyrgyz court order on connection with assault charges.
Several Kazakh opposition parties and nongovernmental organizations have announced the formation of the Popular Front movement, which they say will take part in the next parliamentary elections.
Witnesses who live in Kyrgyzstan have refused to come to the Kazakh city of Almaty for the trial of three people accused of killing an independent Kyrgyz journalist.
Jailed Kazakh journalist Ramazan Esergepov has been named a recipient of a Hellman-Hammett Grant for 2011.
The wives of several prisoners in the northern Kazakh town of Granitny say their husbands were severely beaten by prison authorities on June 24.
TV host Chelsea Handler and a coterie of on-screen humorists took what began as a mean-spirited jab at the irremediably whacked-out singer Amy Winehouse and spun it into a mean-spirited -- and uninformed -- jab at the nation of Serbia.
Protesting Kazakh oil workers have called upon President Nursultan Nazarbaev to intervene in their conflict with the oil company's management.
Kazakhstan has sent another request to the Austrian government calling for the extradition of Rakhat Aliev, the former son-in-law of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev.
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The feud between Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev and his estranged former son-in-law Rakhat Aliev is making waves in Washington. Now, one government watchdog organization is calling for an official investigation.