“Justice” in Kazakhstan: Landmark Sentence for Minister’s Wife’s Murder Leads to Calls for More Accountability

Astana, Kazakhstan – A high profile murder trial in Kazakhstan has caught the attention of millions, shedding light on the country’s issue of domestic violence. Following a groundbreaking verdict that held a former government minister accountable for his wife’s murder, questions arise about the possibility of justice for other victims affected by domestic violence. The … Read more

Minister of Kazakhstan Faces Trial for Torture and Murder of Wife

Almaty, Kazakhstan – Former Kazakh Minister, Kuandyk Bishimbayev, faces charges of torture and murder after a disturbing incident occurred at a family-owned restaurant in November 2023. Caught on camera dragging his wife by her hair and subjecting her to hours of brutal assault, the 43-year-old has been on trial for the death of his 31-year-old … Read more