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Review of the security situation of human rights defenders, civil activists working on corporate accountability in Kazakhstan (2016-2020)

In 2021, PA ‘Kadir-Kasiet’, together with the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, conducted research into the situation regarding the protection of human rights defenders in the field of corporate accountability in the period from 2016 to 2020.

Digging in the shadows: Eastern Europe and Central Asia’s opaque extractives industry

The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre analysed the human rights policies and performance of 30 extractives companies in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, with a focus on Armenia, Georgia, and Kazakhstan. In doing so, we aimed to draw attention to the major human rights risks and impacts within the region, as well as address the lack of information around business activities.

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Interviews with Human Rights Defenders

Interviews with Human Rights Defenders

The Resource Centre collects interviews with activists, journalists and human rights defenders, where they share their strategies, victories, and recommendations on protecting civic freedoms and human rights. Besides interviews with regional HRDs, on the CEECA...

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HRD Interview: Dilnar Insenova, activist from Kazakhstan

HRD Interview: Dilnar Insenova, activist from Kazakhstan

What is the situation like for human rights defenders, working on business-related human rights issues in Kazakhstan? Are there sufficient protections for HRDs? In general, the situation with human rights defenders is the same as in the country on the whole: no one is...

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