Politically motivated conviction

Call for personal sanctions

On 11 October 2021, a verdict in the politically motivated criminal case against civil activists from Almaty was pronounced. Judge Yernar KASSYMBEKOV pronounced the politically motivated ver ...

The appeal trial of political prisoner Askar Kaiyrbek

The appeal trial of political prisoner Askar Kaiyrbek

  On 2 September 2021, a verdict of the court of appeal was pronounced in the politically motivated case under Article 405 Part 1 and Part 2 ("organisation and participation in the a ...

Politically motivated conviction of the civil activist Yerbol Yeskhozhin

Politically motivated conviction of the civil activist Yerbol Yeskhozhin

  On 3 August 2021, judge Sabyrzhan KARIMOV illegally sentenced political prisoner Yerbol YESKHOZHIN to 2.5 years in prison in a politically motivated criminal case under Article 405 P ...

Politically motivated criminal persecution of the civil activist Lyazzat Dosmambetova

Politically motivated criminal persecution of the civil activist Lyazzat Dosmambetova

    On 25 June 2021, SHAIKHULLAYEV N.B., investigator of the Investigative Division of the Enbekshy District Police Department, issued an indictment against a mother of fou ...

Politically motivated criminal persecution of the civil activist Ulasbek AKHMETOV

Politically motivated criminal persecution of the civil activist Ulasbek Akhmetov

  On 16 August 2021, at 14:30, there will be an online trial in the politically motivated case under Article 405 Part 1 and Part 2 ("organisation and participation in an extremist orga ...

Politically motivated criminal persecutions of the civil activist Zhanibek Zhunusov

Politically motivated criminal persecutions of the civil activist Zhanibek Zhunusov

  On 26 July 2021, a court trial in the politically motivated criminal case under Article 405 Part 2 ("participation in the activities of an extremist organisation") against civil acti ...

Joint statement on the case of Karachaganak Support Services (

Joint statement on the case of Karachaganak Support Services ("KSS")

On 26 July 2021, the Atyrau Court of Appeal reversed the decision of court of the first instance and imposed a politically motivated sentence of 5.5 years in prison for Baurzhan Jussupov (a ...

REPORT: POLITICAL PERSECUTION OF BARLYK MENDYGAZIYEV

REPORT: POLITICAL PERSECUTION OF BARLYK MENDYGAZIYEV

  The human rights defenders of the #ActivistsNotExtremists coalition prepared a joint report on the political persecution of a Kazakhstani businessman, philanthropist and human righ ...

List of political persecution in connection with peaceful protests on 6 July 2021.

List of political persecution in connection with peaceful protests on 6 July 2021

  As of 9 July 2021, the human rights monitoring group “ActivistsNotExtremists” has recorded (list of human rights organisations and movements that are members of the monit ...

POLITICAL PERSECUTION OF Karachaganak Support Services (

Political prosecution of Karachaganak Support Services ("KSS")

  On 9 July 2021, at 10:00 (Atyrau time), the decision of the Court of Appeal in the political criminal case against Baurzhan JUSSUPOV (an employee of KSS), Natalia DAULETIAROVA and Ri ...

POLITICAL PERSECUTION OF Karachaganak Support Services (

Political prosecution of Karachaganak Support Services

  On 30 June 2021, at 11:00 a.m. (Astana time), a court of appeal in the political criminal case against Baurzhan Jussupov ((an employee of "Karachaganak Support Services" ("KSS")), Na ...

Politically motivated prosecution of Aidar Syzdykov

Politically motivated conviction

  On 3 June 2021, a court trial in the politically motivated criminal case under Article 405 Part 1 and 2 ("organisation and participation in the activities of an extremist organisat ...