Media watchdog slams Kazakhstan for media ban.

By bne IntelliNews February 8, 2010
New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists urged a Kazakh court to lift the unacceptable gag order. To remind you, the court banned media from publishing material critical of the presidents son-in-law Timur Kulibayev. To remind you, several Kazakh media outlets published a letter form former banker Mukhtar Ablyazov accusing Kulibayev for taking bribes. The court stated that the letter insulted honour and dignity of the presidents son-in-law. To remind you, Kulibayev acts as deputy director of national welfare fund SamrukKazyna and is a head of KazEnergy.

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