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Kazakh Police Detain Journalists, Activists During Protests

Kazakh police detained dozens of people while breaking up anti-government rallies being held in the country's major cities Saturday, prosecutors said. Among those detained by security forces were dozens of journalists, activists and demonstrators, according to RFE/RL. Protests occurred in the capital, Astana, as well as in Almaty, Qaraghandy, Oral, Shymkent and the western city of Atyrau. The opposition called for nationwide demonstrations against controversial changes to...

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