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Kazakh authorities arrested 670 during election protests

Kazakh authorities arrested 670 during election protests

Authorities in Kazakhstan arrested 670 people in protests accompanying the election of the country's first new president in three decades, according to a local media report.

Kazakh rights defender arrested over Xinjiang activism

Kazakh rights defender arrested over Xinjiang activism

Kazakh police on Sunday arrested an activist who has campaigned for victims of China's re-education drive in Xinjiang, sealing his informal group's office and taking its computers, his civil partner said.