Kazakh police detain demonstrators in Almaty on Sunday. Photo: AP

Former leader’s hand-picked successor wins Kazakhstan presidential election by landslide

  • Hundreds arrested after opposition supporters urged boycott of ‘fixed election’ at protests across the country
  • Foreign observers claim there were ‘widespread voting irregularities’ and vote ‘showed scant respect for democratic standards’
Topic |   Human rights

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Kazakh police detain demonstrators in Almaty on Sunday. Photo: AP
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