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Human rights defender demands to release Kazakh blogger

Human rights activist Ondurush Toktonasyrov came out with a protest to the UN building in Bishkek. He demands to release the Kazakh blogger Murat Tungishbaev.

Recall, on May 10, the State Committee for National Security of the Kyrgyz Republic detained a citizen of the Republic of Kazakhstan Murat Tungishbaev on suspicion of belonging to the movement «Democratic Choice of Kazakhstan.»

«Democratic Choice of Kazakhstan» is a socio-political movement, created in 2017 by political figure Mukhtar Ablyazov, who is one of the founders of the People’s Party of DCK, banned in Kazakhstan. The purpose of DCK is to consolidate the forces of the society for radical democratic transformations in the country.

The special services of Kyrgyzstan searched the apartment of the citizen of Kazakhstan on the basis of the decision of Almaty court.

The Supreme Court of Kyrgyzstan left the blogger Murat Tungishbaev in custody. He is in pretrial detention center 1.