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Kazakhstan: Activists Jailed in Criminal Probes

Click to expand Image Police wearing a face masks to protect against coronavirus, detain a protester during an unsanctioned protest in Almaty, Kazakhstan, Saturday, June 6, 2020. © 2020 AP Photo/Vladimir Tretyakov (Berlin) – Kazakh authorities should release an activist arrested for knocking off a police officer’s hat during a protest and drop criminal charges brought against her, Human Rights Watch said today. On June 8, 2020, Kazakh police arrested the activist, Asya Tulesova, 36, two days after she angrily confronted officers who were manhandling and detaining protesters, including…

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