Dozens of protesters arrested at rallies on Kazakh leader’s birthday

World News July 7, 2019 / 4:31 AM / Updated 6 hours ago Dozens of protesters arrested at rallies on Kazakh leader's birthday 3 Min Read ALMATY/NUR-SULTAN (Reuters) - Kazakh police detained dozens of protesters who took to the streets of major cities on Saturday to mark the 79th birthday of veteran leader Nursultan Nazarbayev by demanding he cede power, Reuters witnesses said. A woman reacts inside a police minibus after she was detained during a protest rally held by Kazakh opposition supporters in Almaty, Kazakhstan July 6, 2019. REUTERS/Pavel Mikheyev

ALMATY/NUR-SULTAN (Reuters) – Kazakh police detained dozens of protesters who took to the streets of major cities on Saturday to mark the 79th birthday of veteran leader Nursultan Nazarbayev by demanding he cede power, Reuters witnesses said. A former steelworker-turned-Communist apparatchik, Nazarbayev ruled the oil-rich Central Asian nation from 1989 until his resignation in March, […]

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