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Yevgeny Zhovtis

One Year Later: Still Wrongfully Jailed

Jeff Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeff Goldstein

One year ago today, Yevgeniy Zhovtis, Kazakhstan's best-known human rights defender, was convicted of vehicular manslaughter and sentenced to four years imprisonment.

Political Trials and Crimes Against Reality

Robert Amsterdam | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Amsterdam

It's a crime against reality for us to carry on pretending that countries like Kazakhstan can hold fair trials.

Kazakhstan's Human Rights Drop Through the Floor

Robert Amsterdam | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Amsterdam

I fear that we might just see exactly how many barrels of oil a given dictator needs to export in order to flaunt the law.