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Kazakhstan - Court orders opposition journalist to pay regional official 30,000 euros

Reporters without borders
Court orders opposition journalist to pay regional official 30,000 euros A Kazakh court on 20 July ordered the eminent opposition journalist Lukpan Akhmedyarov, founder of the newspaper Uralskaya Nedelya, to pay a fine of 5 million tenge (approx. 30,000 euros) to the head of the internal political department of the West Kazakhstan administrative district, Tlekkabyl Imashev. “We are disgusted by this disproportionate fine, which is clearly intended to strangle the journalist financially,” (...)

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