Below is a cut of RA’s interview with Al-Jazeera on Kazakhstan:
Speaking to Al Jazeera, Robert Amsterdam, an international human rights lawyer, said: “Kazakhstan violates the very prescriptions the OSCE believes it needs to deliver to the region.
“Kazakhstan is a one-man state, with a one-party legislature dominated by [Nursultan] Nazarbayev [Kazakhstan’s president].
“The president himself has faced massive investigations for fraud, corruption and kickbacks.
They [Kazakhstan] have never had a democratic election, or anything that would appear like it.
“One can go on and on about the reasons why this country virtually defies every defining aspect of the OSCE.”