Kazakhstan: Beer Baron’s Downfall Spells Trouble for Activist Trial

Tohtar Tuleshov in front of his brewery in Shymkent. A military court in Kazakhstan has sentenced Tuleshov to 21 years on coup-plotting charges, which could have grave repercussions for small-time civil activists charged on related offenses. (Photo: Kazakhstan’s National Security Committee)

A military court in Kazakhstan has sentenced a brewery tycoon to 21 years on coup-plotting charges, bringing a close to an opaque two-month-long trial that shed little light on exactly what happened.
 

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Kazakhstan: Beer Baron’s Downfall Spells Trouble for Activist Trial

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