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RFE/RL Journalists In Kazakhstan Targeted While Covering Protests

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) reporter Svetlana Glushkova was detained during protests today in Kazakhstan, the fourth such incident in recent weeks involving one of the company’s journalists.

Kazakhstan Detains Two RFE/RL Journalists

February 28, 2019

RFE/RL Kazakh Service reporters Saniya Toiken and cameraman Sanat Nurbek were detained while on assignment to cover youth protests in the city over jobs and economic issues that began on February 9.