Kazakhstan: Further Information: Activist conditionally freed, two still detained: Zhanat Esentaev, Maks Bokaev and Talgat Ayan

On 29 July, the Atyrau City Court in Kazakhstan ruled to keep prisoners of conscience Maks Bokaev and Talgat Ayan in pre-trial detention until 31 August. On 15 July, prisoner of conscience Zhanat Esentaev was convicted of “incitement of discord” and sentenced to two-and-a-half years’ probation.

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