Kazakh policemen seen in Almaty during protests on January 5. Photo: EPA
Kazakh policemen seen in Almaty during protests on January 5. Photo: EPA
Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan blames foreign-trained Islamic radicals for unrest as nearly 8,000 people detained

  • The unrest erupted last week after protests against fuel price increases turned violent, with dozens of people believed to have been killed
  • Authorities on Monday for the first time linked the violence to what they said were members of Islamist groups

Topic |   Kazakhstan
Kazakh policemen seen in Almaty during protests on January 5. Photo: EPA
Kazakh policemen seen in Almaty during protests on January 5. Photo: EPA
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