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Kazakhstan: Activists face jail for planning peaceful rally: Maks Bokaev, Talgat Ayan and Zhanat Esentaev

, Index number: EUR 57/4220/2016

Following the wave of arrests of activists in May to prevent their participation in peaceful demonstrations across different cities in Kazakhstan, three remain in detention and now face criminal charges. They are prisoners of conscience detained solely for peacefully exercising their rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly.

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