An ethnic Kazakh woman says she was forced to have an abortion while Chinese officials were threatening to put her in one of the "reeducation" camps that were recently condemned by the United Nations.
Former Almaty Mayor Viktor Khrapunov and his wife have been sentenced to lengthy prison terms in absentia on corruption charges that they have called politically motivated.
Kazakhstan has denied asylum to a Chinese national whose court testimony helped expose so-called "reeducation camps" in northwestern China.
Dozens of ethnic Kazakh families are desperate for news about family members who have have been detained and sent to reeducation camps in China.
Gulzira Mogdin says she was among several ethnic Kazakh women in China who were forced to have abortions.
Dozens of ethnic Kazakhs originally from China appealed to Germany's chancellor for help in seeking the release of relatives from so-called "reeducation camps" in northwestern China.
A group of Kazakhs gathered outside the German consulate in Almaty, seeking help to win the release of family members being held in China.
American football has a small but loyal following in Central Asia, and the sport is slowly growing in popularity.
Verdicts in the trial of the former Almaty Mayor Viktor Khrapunov and his relatives and former associates will be pronounced next week, a court said on October 2.
Hundreds of oil workers, rights activists, friends, relatives, and colleagues attended the funeral of Maqsat Dosmaghambetov, who died of cancer aged 35 shortly after serving a six-year prison sentence.
A Kazakh activist who was imprisoned for organizing an oil workers' strike that ended with a deadly police crackdown has been buried following his death from cancer.
French journalist Vincent Prado has been detained in Kazakhstan while investigating the 2011 deadly protests in the southwestern town of Zhanaozen.