Kazakhstan


Capital City: Astana  |  Population: 15,340,533
Geography Area: 2,717,300 sq mi  |  Nationality: Kazakhstani(s)
Government Type: Republic with Authoritarian Presidential Rule and little power outside the Executive Branch
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2014

  • May 2, 2014

    U.S. Helsinki Commission cites deterioration of media freedoms across OSCE region Press Release
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2013

  • Jul 25, 2013

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to hold briefing on the New Silk Road Press Release
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2012

  • Oct 12, 2012

    Chairman Smith Criticizes Unfair Trial of Vladimir Kozlov in Kazakhstan Press Release
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  • May 8, 2012

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Political Prisoners in Central Asia Press Release
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  • Mar 28, 2012

    Chairman Smith’s Bill Promoting Online Freedom Is Passed by Key House Subcommittee Press Release
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  • Feb 28, 2012

    Live Webcast and Witness added: U.S. Helsinki Commission to hold Hearing on Missing Persons with Queen Noor Press Release
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  • Feb 24, 2012

    Chairman Smith Welcomes Release of Kazakhstani Human Rights Activist Yevgeniy Zhovtis Press Release
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  • Jan 25, 2012

    Kazakhstan: As Stable As Its Government Claims? Event
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  • Jan 25, 2012

    Kazakhstan: As Stable as Its Government Claims? Hearing
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  • Jan 23, 2012

    REVISED: Live Webcast: U.S. Helsinki Commission Hearing on Human Rights in Kazahkstan Press Release
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  • Jan 20, 2012

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Human Rights in Kazakhstan Press Release
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2011

  • Jul 29, 2011

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Welcomes Recognition of Romani Victims of Nazi Genocide; Urges Other European Nations to Act Press Release
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  • Jul 28, 2011

    U.S. Policy and the OSCE: Making Good on Commitments Hearing
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  • May 11, 2011

    Central Asia and the Arab Spring: Growing Pressure for Human Rights? Hearing
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  • May 6, 2011

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Central Asia and the Arab Spring Press Release
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  • Jan 28, 2011

    The Year in Review: The 2010 Supplementary Human Dimension Meetings Article
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  • Jan 27, 2011

    Helsinki Commission Leadership Meets with Kazakhstani Foreign Minister Press Release
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2010

  • Dec 2, 2010

    Helsinki Commission Statement on Astana Summit Press Release
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  • Nov 30, 2010

    Cardin: OSCE Summit an Opportunity for Clinton, Kazakhstan on Human Rights Press Release
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  • Nov 29, 2010

    Commission Supports State Department Focus on Civil Society Press Release
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  • Nov 15, 2010

    Watch now: The Helsinki Commission Story Press Release
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  • Nov 1, 2010

    OSCE 2010 Informal Ministerial: Kazakhstan Persistence earns a Summit in Astana Article
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  • Sep 22, 2010

    Senate Committee Passes Cardin, Boxer, Brownback Bill Addressing Child Trafficking Press Release
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  • Sep 13, 2010

    Cardin Marks One Year of Zhovtis Imprisonment Press Release
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  • Aug 3, 2010

    Commission Marks 35 Years of Helsinki Final Act Press Release
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  • Aug 2, 2010

    Statement on a resolution marking the 35th anniversary of the signing of the Helsinki Final Act Statement
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  • Jul 27, 2010

    Copenhagen Anniversary Conference: 20 Years of the Copenhagen Document Article
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  • Jul 26, 2010

    OSCE Holds Conference in Astana on Tolerance and Non-Discrimination Article
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  • Jul 21, 2010

    Chairman Cardin’s Statement on OSCE Summit Decision Press Release
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  • Jul 15, 2010

    Senate Adopts Wall Street Reform Including Cardin-Lugar Provision to Increase Transparency and Attack Corruption Press Release
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  • Jul 15, 2010

    Wall Street Reform: U.S. Takes Leadership in Extractive Industries Transparency Statement
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  • Jun 24, 2010

    Chairman Cardin Decries Lifetime Powers for Kazakhstani President Press Release
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  • Jun 14, 2010

    Legislation, Leadership Needed to Fight Human Trafficking Press Release
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  • Jun 9, 2010

    Cardin, Hastings to Introduce Resolution Protecting Media Freedom Press Release
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  • Jun 9, 2010

    OSCE Representative Cites Threats to Free Media Statement
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  • Jun 3, 2010

    Eurasian Energy Resources and Energy Security Article
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  • May 4, 2010

    Mitigating Inter-Ethnic Conflict in the OSCE Region Hearing
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  • May 4, 2010

    Hearing on Inter-Ethnic Conflict Event
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  • May 4, 2010

    Commissioners Call for Political Leadership to Prevent Inter-Ethnic Conflicts Press Release
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  • Apr 27, 2010

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Inter-Ethnic Conflict Press Release
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  • Apr 26, 2010

    Cardin, Hastings Dismayed over Kazakhstani Supreme Court Refusal to Review Zhovtis Case Press Release
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  • Apr 22, 2010

    Commissioners Draw Link between Energy Security and Human Rights Press Release
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  • Apr 22, 2010

    Hearing on Revenue Transparency and Human Rights Event
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  • Apr 21, 2010

    2009 OSCE Mediterranean Conference in Cairo is a Success: Highlights Importance of Revisiting Annual Conference Administration Article
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  • Apr 20, 2010

    Natural Resource Charter Statement
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  • Apr 19, 2010

    Commission to Hold Hearing on Revenue Transparency and Human Rights Press Release
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  • Mar 15, 2010

    State Department Human Rights Reports Statement
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  • Mar 10, 2010

    Cardin, Hastings: Kazakhstan Supreme Court Should Consider Case of Imprisoned Rights Activist Press Release
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  • Feb 2, 2010

    Commission Calls for Kazakhstan to Lead OSCE by Example Press Release
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  • Feb 2, 2010

    His Excellency Kanat Saudabayev (Foreign Minister) - Republic of Kazakhstan Testimony
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  • Feb 2, 2010

    Kazakhstan's Vision of a More Effective OSCE Statement
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  • Feb 2, 2010

    Kazakhstan’s Leadership of the OSCE Hearing
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  • Feb 2, 2010

    ROOM CHANGE: Hearing on Kazakhstan’s Leadership of the OSCE Event
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  • Jan 28, 2010

    ROOM CHANGE: Hearing on Kazakhstan’s Leadership of the OSCE Press Release
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  • Jan 27, 2010

    The Year in Review: OSCE Human Dimension Activities in 2009 Article
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  • Jan 21, 2010

    More Power to More People: Lessons from West Africa on Resource Transparency Article
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  • Jan 12, 2010

    VIDEO: Energy Transparency Press Release
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2009

  • Dec 30, 2009

    Corruption: A Problem that Spans the OSCE Region and Dimensions Article
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  • Dec 23, 2009

    Co-Chairmen Call for Investigation in Murder of Kyrgyz Journalist Press Release
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  • Oct 28, 2009

    Hearing on U.S. Policy toward OSCE Event
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  • Oct 26, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Seek to Improve International Religious Freedom Press Release
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  • Oct 22, 2009

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on U.S. Policy Toward OSCE Press Release
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  • Sep 17, 2009

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Statement upon Administration Decision on Missile Defense Press Release
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  • Sep 9, 2009

    Commission, State Department Discuss Kazakhstan’s 2010 Chairmanship of OSCE Press Release
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  • Jul 20, 2009

    OSCE Participating States Convene Meeting on Religious Freedom Article
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  • Jul 13, 2009

    Commission to Hold Hearing on Iran and its OSCE Neighbors Press Release
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  • Jun 3, 2009

    Co-Chairman Hastings Calls for Revenue Transparency Press Release
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  • May 12, 2009

    Approaching the OSCE Chairmanship: Kazakhstan 2010 Hearing
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  • May 12, 2009

    Hearing on Kazakhstan Event
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  • May 8, 2009

    **CANCELLED**Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Revenue Transparency and Human Rights Press Release
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  • May 7, 2009

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Kazakhstan Press Release
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2008

  • Nov 18, 2008

    Report on the OSCE’s 2008 Human Dimension Implementation Meeting Article
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  • Sep 5, 2008

    U.S. Congressional Delegation Visits Kazakhstan for OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Annual Session Article
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  • Aug 11, 2008

    OSCE 101: Briefing for Civil Society Press Release
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  • Jul 24, 2008

    The OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Session in Kazakhstan Statement
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  • Jul 22, 2008

    Promises to Keep: Kazakhstan’s 2010 OSCE Chairmanship Hearing
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  • Jul 22, 2008

    Hearing on Kazakhstan’s Commitment to Human Rights and Democratization Reform Event
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  • Jul 17, 2008

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Kazakhstan’s Commitment to Human Rights and Democratization Reform Press Release
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  • Jun 27, 2008

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Co-Chairmen Hastings and Cardin to Hold Press Conference in Astana Press Release
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  • Jun 25, 2008

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Co-Chairmen Hastings and Cardin to Lead Congressional Delegation to Kazakhstan Press Release
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  • Jan 25, 2008

    The Madrid Ministerial Council Article
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2007

  • Nov 27, 2007

    Rep. Hastings to Hold Roundtable with Journalists at OSCE Ministerial Council in Madrid Press Release
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  • Oct 16, 2007

    Kazakhstan’s Bid to Chair OSCE in 2009 Hearing
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  • Oct 16, 2007

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Kazakhstan's Bid to Chair OSCE in 2009 Event
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  • Oct 11, 2007

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Kazakhstan’s Bid to Chair OSCE in 2009 Press Release
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  • Aug 16, 2007

    Hastings and Cardin: Kazakhstan's Election will be Key Indicator of Democratic Progress Press Release
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  • Aug 2, 2007

    Hastings and Cardin to Hold Hearing on Media Freedom Event
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  • Jul 30, 2007

    Hastings and Cardin to Hold Hearing on Media Freedom Press Release
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  • Jul 23, 2007

    Hastings and Cardin Link U.S. Energy Security to Need for Democracy in Oil-Rich Countries Press Release
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  • Jul 23, 2007

    Energy and Democracy: Oil and Water? Hearing
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  • Jul 17, 2007

    Hastings and Cardin to Hold Hearing on Energy Security and Democracy Press Release
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  • Jun 20, 2007

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Energy Security in the OSCE Region Press Release
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2006

  • Dec 7, 2006

    Religious Community Bulldozed in Kazakhstan Statement
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  • Sep 20, 2006

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Shanghai Cooperation Organization Press Release
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  • Jun 29, 2006

    Kazakhstan's Candidacy for OSCE Chairmanship Statement
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  • Jun 28, 2006

    Belgium’s Chairmanship of the OSCE Hearing
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  • Jun 22, 2006

    Belgium’s Chairmanship of the OSCE Press Release
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2005

  • Dec 15, 2005

    Missed Opportunity in Kazakhstan Article
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  • Dec 6, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioners Decry Kazakh Elections, Fraudulent Vote Count and Intimidation Cited Press Release
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  • Nov 18, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioners Condemn Andijan Trial Verdicts in Uzbekistan Press Release
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  • Nov 8, 2005

    U.S. Helsinki Commissioners Express Disappointment in Azeri Elections Press Release
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  • Sep 19, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioners Voice Doubts About Kazakh Bid for OSCE Chairmanship Press Release
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  • Jul 12, 2005

    U.S. Helsinki Co-Chairman Introduces Central Asia Democracy and Human Rights Legislation Press Release
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  • Jul 5, 2005

    Christopher Smith Rebuts Kazakh Claims on Meeting Press Release
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  • Mar 24, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Call for Prompt Free and Fair Elections in Kyrgyzstan Press Release
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  • Mar 1, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Reviews Security and Human Rights Challenges in Europe and Beyond Press Release
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  • Mar 1, 2005

    Resolute in Russia Press Release
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  • Jan 13, 2005

    Democracy in the CIS Press Release
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2004

  • Nov 20, 2004

    Democratization in Central Asia Statement
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  • Nov 10, 2004

    Europe's Largest Annual Human Dimension Meeting Closes with Appeal from NGOs Article
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  • Oct 14, 2004

    Europe's Largest Human Rights Meeting Concludes Press Release
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  • Sep 24, 2004

    Greater Regulation of Religion in Kazakhstan? Statement
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  • Jul 28, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Leadership Engage Heads of Nine CIS Countries Article
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  • Jul 28, 2004

    CIS Response Letter to President Nazarbaev (Kazakhstan) Article
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  • Feb 26, 2004

    Hearing: The Bulgarian Leadership of the OSCE Hearing
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  • Feb 19, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Reviews Bulgaria’s Leadership of the OSCE Press Release
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  • Feb 10, 2004

    Moscow Should Engage the OSCE in Resolving the Chechen Problem Press Release
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2003

  • Dec 10, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Members Engage Government Leaders at Annual Human Rights Review Article
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  • Dec 3, 2003

    Commission Hearing Looked Ahead to Maastricht Ministerial Article
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  • Nov 26, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Reviews OSCE Dutch Leadership Article
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  • Oct 27, 2003

    Briefing: OSCE Police-Related Activities Briefing
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  • Sep 9, 2003

    Hearing: U.S. Policy Toward the OSCE Hearing
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  • Sep 4, 2003

    U.S. Policy Under Review by Helsinki Commission Press Release
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  • Sep 3, 2003

    Hearing: The Dutch Leadership of the OSCE Hearing
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  • May 2, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Decries Central Asia’s Imprisoned Press Freedoms Press Release
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  • Apr 30, 2003

    Murdered and Imprisoned Journalists Remembered on World Press Freedom Day Press Release
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  • Feb 10, 2003

    Moscow Should Engage the OSCE in Resolving the Chechen Problem (Russian) Article
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2002

  • Dec 31, 2002

    Democracy and Human Rights Trends in Eurasia and East Europe: A Decade of Membership in the Organization (Report Only) Article
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  • Oct 29, 2002

    Co-Chairman Smith Suspicious of Charge Against Journalist in Kazakhstan Press Release
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  • Oct 10, 2002

    Hearing: U.S. Policy Toward the OSCE Hearing
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  • Jun 21, 2002

    Human Rights Concerns in Kazakhstan Statement
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  • Jun 17, 2002

    Hearing Addresses Dramatic Increase in Anti-Semitic Attacks Across Europe Article
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  • Jun 4, 2002

    Commission Hearing Examines Cooperation in the War on Terrorism in the OSCE Region Article
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  • May 8, 2002

    Hearing: International Cooperation in the War on Terrorism Hearing
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  • Mar 22, 2002

    Escalating Violence and Rights Violations in Central Asia Subject of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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  • Mar 7, 2002

    Briefing: U.S. Policy in Central Asia and Human Rights Concerns Briefing
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  • Mar 6, 2002

    U.S. Policy in Central Asia and Human Rights Concerns Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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  • Feb 6, 2002

    Alarming Developments for Religious Freedom in Kazakhstan Statement
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2001

  • Dec 20, 2001

    Human Rights in Central Asia Statement
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  • Dec 12, 2001

    Hearing: Human Rights and Democracy in Kyrgyzstan Hearing
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  • Nov 16, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Examines U.S. Policy Toward the OSCE Article
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  • Oct 31, 2001

    Hearing: Romania's Chairmanship of the OSCE Hearing
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  • Oct 12, 2001

    Kazakhstan and the Kyrgyz Republic Statement
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  • Oct 11, 2001

    Briefing: Religious Registration in the OSCE Region Briefing
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  • Oct 3, 2001

    Hearing: U.S. Policy Toward OSCE Hearing
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  • Aug 24, 2001

    Helsinki Commissioners Play Key Role in United States Delegation to the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Article
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  • Jul 13, 2001

    Helsinki Commissioners Praise First Annual Report on Trafficking in Persons Press Release
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  • May 17, 2001

    Human Rights Problems in Kazakhstan Statement
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  • Mar 15, 2001

    Draft Law on Religion Threatens Freedom in Kazakhstan Statement
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2000

  • Sep 1, 2000

    Report: U.S. Statements at the 1999 OSCE Review Conference Article
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1999

  • Nov 11, 1999

    Democratization and Human Rights in Central Asia Statement
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  • Oct 21, 1999

    Central Asia: The Statement
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  • Oct 1, 1999

    Report: Kazakstan's Parliamentary Elections Article
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  • May 6, 1999

    Commissioners Voice Concern Over Condition of Democracy in Kazakstan Press Release
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  • May 6, 1999

    Hearing: The State of Human Rights and Democracy in Kazakstan Hearing
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  • Mar 16, 1999

    Kazakhstan's Presidential Elections Statement
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  • Feb 23, 1999

    Kazakhstan's Presidential Election Statement
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  • Feb 18, 1999

    Briefing: Civil Society, Democracy, and Markets in East Central Europe and the NIS: Problems and Perspectivies Briefing
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  • Jan 10, 1999

    Report on Kazakstan's Presidential Election Article
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1998

  • Mar 1, 1998

    Report on Political Reform and Human Rights in Uzbekistan, Kyrgystan, and Kazakstan Article
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1997

  • Dec 1, 1997

    Report on the 1997 OSCE Meeting on Human Dimesions Article
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1995

  • Mar 15, 1995

    Briefing: Emerging Free Trade Union Movement in the Newly Independent States Briefing
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  • Feb 17, 1995

    Briefing: US Assistance to Eastern Europe and the NIS Briefing
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1994

  • May 3, 1994

    Briefing: Doing Business in Russia and the NIS: Opportunities and Obstacles (N/A) Briefing
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  • Mar 1, 1994

    Report: Parliamentary Election in Kazakhstan Article
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1992

  • Apr 10, 1992

    Helsinki Commission Visit to Armenia, Azerbaijan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, and Ukraine Article
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  • Jan 9, 1992

    Hearing: The New Commonwealth of Independent States: Problems, Perspectives, and U.S. Policy Implications Hearing
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1991

  • Feb 6, 1991

    Hearing: The USSR in Crisis: State of the Union Hearing
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  • May 2, 2014

    U.S. Helsinki Commission cites deterioration of media freedoms across OSCE region Press Release
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  • Jul 25, 2013

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to hold briefing on the New Silk Road Press Release
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  • Oct 12, 2012

    Chairman Smith Criticizes Unfair Trial of Vladimir Kozlov in Kazakhstan Press Release
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  • May 8, 2012

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Political Prisoners in Central Asia Press Release
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  • Mar 28, 2012

    Chairman Smith’s Bill Promoting Online Freedom Is Passed by Key House Subcommittee Press Release
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  • Feb 28, 2012

    Live Webcast and Witness added: U.S. Helsinki Commission to hold Hearing on Missing Persons with Queen Noor Press Release
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  • Feb 24, 2012

    Chairman Smith Welcomes Release of Kazakhstani Human Rights Activist Yevgeniy Zhovtis Press Release
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  • Jan 23, 2012

    REVISED: Live Webcast: U.S. Helsinki Commission Hearing on Human Rights in Kazahkstan Press Release
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  • Jan 20, 2012

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Human Rights in Kazakhstan Press Release
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  • Jul 29, 2011

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Welcomes Recognition of Romani Victims of Nazi Genocide; Urges Other European Nations to Act Press Release
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  • May 6, 2011

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Central Asia and the Arab Spring Press Release
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  • Jan 28, 2011

    The Year in Review: The 2010 Supplementary Human Dimension Meetings Article
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  • Jan 27, 2011

    Helsinki Commission Leadership Meets with Kazakhstani Foreign Minister Press Release
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  • Dec 2, 2010

    Helsinki Commission Statement on Astana Summit Press Release
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  • Nov 30, 2010

    Cardin: OSCE Summit an Opportunity for Clinton, Kazakhstan on Human Rights Press Release
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  • Nov 29, 2010

    Commission Supports State Department Focus on Civil Society Press Release
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  • Nov 15, 2010

    Watch now: The Helsinki Commission Story Press Release
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  • Nov 1, 2010

    OSCE 2010 Informal Ministerial: Kazakhstan Persistence earns a Summit in Astana Article
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  • Sep 22, 2010

    Senate Committee Passes Cardin, Boxer, Brownback Bill Addressing Child Trafficking Press Release
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  • Sep 13, 2010

    Cardin Marks One Year of Zhovtis Imprisonment Press Release
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  • Aug 3, 2010

    Commission Marks 35 Years of Helsinki Final Act Press Release
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  • Jul 27, 2010

    Copenhagen Anniversary Conference: 20 Years of the Copenhagen Document Article
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  • Jul 26, 2010

    OSCE Holds Conference in Astana on Tolerance and Non-Discrimination Article
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  • Jul 21, 2010

    Chairman Cardin’s Statement on OSCE Summit Decision Press Release
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  • Jul 15, 2010

    Senate Adopts Wall Street Reform Including Cardin-Lugar Provision to Increase Transparency and Attack Corruption Press Release
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  • Jun 24, 2010

    Chairman Cardin Decries Lifetime Powers for Kazakhstani President Press Release
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  • Jun 14, 2010

    Legislation, Leadership Needed to Fight Human Trafficking Press Release
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  • Jun 9, 2010

    Cardin, Hastings to Introduce Resolution Protecting Media Freedom Press Release
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  • Jun 3, 2010

    Eurasian Energy Resources and Energy Security Article
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  • May 4, 2010

    Commissioners Call for Political Leadership to Prevent Inter-Ethnic Conflicts Press Release
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  • Apr 27, 2010

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Inter-Ethnic Conflict Press Release
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  • Apr 26, 2010

    Cardin, Hastings Dismayed over Kazakhstani Supreme Court Refusal to Review Zhovtis Case Press Release
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  • Apr 22, 2010

    Commissioners Draw Link between Energy Security and Human Rights Press Release
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  • Apr 21, 2010

    2009 OSCE Mediterranean Conference in Cairo is a Success: Highlights Importance of Revisiting Annual Conference Administration Article
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  • Apr 19, 2010

    Commission to Hold Hearing on Revenue Transparency and Human Rights Press Release
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  • Mar 10, 2010

    Cardin, Hastings: Kazakhstan Supreme Court Should Consider Case of Imprisoned Rights Activist Press Release
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  • Feb 2, 2010

    Commission Calls for Kazakhstan to Lead OSCE by Example Press Release
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  • Jan 28, 2010

    ROOM CHANGE: Hearing on Kazakhstan’s Leadership of the OSCE Press Release
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  • Jan 27, 2010

    The Year in Review: OSCE Human Dimension Activities in 2009 Article
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  • Jan 21, 2010

    More Power to More People: Lessons from West Africa on Resource Transparency Article
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  • Jan 12, 2010

    VIDEO: Energy Transparency Press Release
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  • Dec 30, 2009

    Corruption: A Problem that Spans the OSCE Region and Dimensions Article
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  • Dec 23, 2009

    Co-Chairmen Call for Investigation in Murder of Kyrgyz Journalist Press Release
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  • Oct 26, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Seek to Improve International Religious Freedom Press Release
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  • Oct 22, 2009

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on U.S. Policy Toward OSCE Press Release
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  • Sep 17, 2009

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Statement upon Administration Decision on Missile Defense Press Release
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  • Sep 9, 2009

    Commission, State Department Discuss Kazakhstan’s 2010 Chairmanship of OSCE Press Release
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  • Jul 20, 2009

    OSCE Participating States Convene Meeting on Religious Freedom Article
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  • Jul 13, 2009

    Commission to Hold Hearing on Iran and its OSCE Neighbors Press Release
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  • Jun 3, 2009

    Co-Chairman Hastings Calls for Revenue Transparency Press Release
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  • May 8, 2009

    **CANCELLED**Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Revenue Transparency and Human Rights Press Release
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  • May 7, 2009

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Kazakhstan Press Release
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  • Nov 18, 2008

    Report on the OSCE’s 2008 Human Dimension Implementation Meeting Article
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  • Sep 5, 2008

    U.S. Congressional Delegation Visits Kazakhstan for OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Annual Session Article
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  • Aug 11, 2008

    OSCE 101: Briefing for Civil Society Press Release
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  • Jul 17, 2008

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Kazakhstan’s Commitment to Human Rights and Democratization Reform Press Release
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  • Jun 27, 2008

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Co-Chairmen Hastings and Cardin to Hold Press Conference in Astana Press Release
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  • Jun 25, 2008

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Co-Chairmen Hastings and Cardin to Lead Congressional Delegation to Kazakhstan Press Release
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  • Jan 25, 2008

    The Madrid Ministerial Council Article
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  • Nov 27, 2007

    Rep. Hastings to Hold Roundtable with Journalists at OSCE Ministerial Council in Madrid Press Release
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  • Oct 11, 2007

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Kazakhstan’s Bid to Chair OSCE in 2009 Press Release
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  • Aug 16, 2007

    Hastings and Cardin: Kazakhstan's Election will be Key Indicator of Democratic Progress Press Release
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  • Jul 30, 2007

    Hastings and Cardin to Hold Hearing on Media Freedom Press Release
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  • Jul 23, 2007

    Hastings and Cardin Link U.S. Energy Security to Need for Democracy in Oil-Rich Countries Press Release
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  • Jul 17, 2007

    Hastings and Cardin to Hold Hearing on Energy Security and Democracy Press Release
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  • Jun 20, 2007

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Energy Security in the OSCE Region Press Release
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  • Sep 20, 2006

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Shanghai Cooperation Organization Press Release
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  • Jun 22, 2006

    Belgium’s Chairmanship of the OSCE Press Release
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  • Dec 15, 2005

    Missed Opportunity in Kazakhstan Article
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  • Dec 6, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioners Decry Kazakh Elections, Fraudulent Vote Count and Intimidation Cited Press Release
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  • Nov 18, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioners Condemn Andijan Trial Verdicts in Uzbekistan Press Release
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  • Nov 8, 2005

    U.S. Helsinki Commissioners Express Disappointment in Azeri Elections Press Release
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  • Sep 19, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioners Voice Doubts About Kazakh Bid for OSCE Chairmanship Press Release
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  • Jul 12, 2005

    U.S. Helsinki Co-Chairman Introduces Central Asia Democracy and Human Rights Legislation Press Release
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  • Jul 5, 2005

    Christopher Smith Rebuts Kazakh Claims on Meeting Press Release
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  • Mar 24, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Call for Prompt Free and Fair Elections in Kyrgyzstan Press Release
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  • Mar 1, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Reviews Security and Human Rights Challenges in Europe and Beyond Press Release
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  • Mar 1, 2005

    Resolute in Russia Press Release
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  • Jan 13, 2005

    Democracy in the CIS Press Release
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  • Nov 10, 2004

    Europe's Largest Annual Human Dimension Meeting Closes with Appeal from NGOs Article
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  • Oct 14, 2004

    Europe's Largest Human Rights Meeting Concludes Press Release
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  • Jul 28, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Leadership Engage Heads of Nine CIS Countries Article
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  • Jul 28, 2004

    CIS Response Letter to President Nazarbaev (Kazakhstan) Article
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  • Feb 19, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Reviews Bulgaria’s Leadership of the OSCE Press Release
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  • Feb 10, 2004

    Moscow Should Engage the OSCE in Resolving the Chechen Problem Press Release
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  • Dec 10, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Members Engage Government Leaders at Annual Human Rights Review Article
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  • Dec 3, 2003

    Commission Hearing Looked Ahead to Maastricht Ministerial Article
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  • Nov 26, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Reviews OSCE Dutch Leadership Article
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  • Sep 4, 2003

    U.S. Policy Under Review by Helsinki Commission Press Release
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  • May 2, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Decries Central Asia’s Imprisoned Press Freedoms Press Release
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  • Apr 30, 2003

    Murdered and Imprisoned Journalists Remembered on World Press Freedom Day Press Release
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  • Feb 10, 2003

    Moscow Should Engage the OSCE in Resolving the Chechen Problem (Russian) Article
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  • Dec 31, 2002

    Democracy and Human Rights Trends in Eurasia and East Europe: A Decade of Membership in the Organization (Report Only) Article
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  • Oct 29, 2002

    Co-Chairman Smith Suspicious of Charge Against Journalist in Kazakhstan Press Release
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  • Jun 17, 2002

    Hearing Addresses Dramatic Increase in Anti-Semitic Attacks Across Europe Article
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  • Jun 4, 2002

    Commission Hearing Examines Cooperation in the War on Terrorism in the OSCE Region Article
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  • Mar 22, 2002

    Escalating Violence and Rights Violations in Central Asia Subject of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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  • Mar 6, 2002

    U.S. Policy in Central Asia and Human Rights Concerns Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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  • Nov 16, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Examines U.S. Policy Toward the OSCE Article
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  • Aug 24, 2001

    Helsinki Commissioners Play Key Role in United States Delegation to the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Article
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  • Jul 13, 2001

    Helsinki Commissioners Praise First Annual Report on Trafficking in Persons Press Release
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  • Sep 1, 2000

    Report: U.S. Statements at the 1999 OSCE Review Conference Article
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  • Oct 1, 1999

    Report: Kazakstan's Parliamentary Elections Article
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  • May 6, 1999

    Commissioners Voice Concern Over Condition of Democracy in Kazakstan Press Release
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  • Jan 10, 1999

    Report on Kazakstan's Presidential Election Article
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  • Mar 1, 1998

    Report on Political Reform and Human Rights in Uzbekistan, Kyrgystan, and Kazakstan Article
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  • Dec 1, 1997

    Report on the 1997 OSCE Meeting on Human Dimesions Article
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  • Mar 1, 1994

    Report: Parliamentary Election in Kazakhstan Article
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  • Apr 10, 1992

    Helsinki Commission Visit to Armenia, Azerbaijan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, and Ukraine Article
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  • Jan 25, 2012

    Kazakhstan: As Stable as Its Government Claims? Hearing
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  • Jul 28, 2011

    U.S. Policy and the OSCE: Making Good on Commitments Hearing
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  • May 11, 2011

    Central Asia and the Arab Spring: Growing Pressure for Human Rights? Hearing
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  • May 4, 2010

    Mitigating Inter-Ethnic Conflict in the OSCE Region Hearing
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  • Feb 2, 2010

    Kazakhstan’s Leadership of the OSCE Hearing
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  • May 12, 2009

    Approaching the OSCE Chairmanship: Kazakhstan 2010 Hearing
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  • Jul 22, 2008

    Promises to Keep: Kazakhstan’s 2010 OSCE Chairmanship Hearing
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  • Oct 16, 2007

    Kazakhstan’s Bid to Chair OSCE in 2009 Hearing
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  • Jul 23, 2007

    Energy and Democracy: Oil and Water? Hearing
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  • Jun 28, 2006

    Belgium’s Chairmanship of the OSCE Hearing
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  • Feb 26, 2004

    Hearing: The Bulgarian Leadership of the OSCE Hearing
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  • Oct 27, 2003

    Briefing: OSCE Police-Related Activities Briefing
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  • Sep 9, 2003

    Hearing: U.S. Policy Toward the OSCE Hearing
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  • Sep 3, 2003

    Hearing: The Dutch Leadership of the OSCE Hearing
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  • Oct 10, 2002

    Hearing: U.S. Policy Toward the OSCE Hearing
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  • May 8, 2002

    Hearing: International Cooperation in the War on Terrorism Hearing
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  • Mar 7, 2002

    Briefing: U.S. Policy in Central Asia and Human Rights Concerns Briefing
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  • Dec 12, 2001

    Hearing: Human Rights and Democracy in Kyrgyzstan Hearing
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  • Oct 31, 2001

    Hearing: Romania's Chairmanship of the OSCE Hearing
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  • Oct 11, 2001

    Briefing: Religious Registration in the OSCE Region Briefing
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  • Oct 3, 2001

    Hearing: U.S. Policy Toward OSCE Hearing
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  • May 6, 1999

    Hearing: The State of Human Rights and Democracy in Kazakstan Hearing
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  • Feb 18, 1999

    Briefing: Civil Society, Democracy, and Markets in East Central Europe and the NIS: Problems and Perspectivies Briefing
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  • Mar 15, 1995

    Briefing: Emerging Free Trade Union Movement in the Newly Independent States Briefing
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  • Feb 17, 1995

    Briefing: US Assistance to Eastern Europe and the NIS Briefing
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  • May 3, 1994

    Briefing: Doing Business in Russia and the NIS: Opportunities and Obstacles (N/A) Briefing
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  • Jan 9, 1992

    Hearing: The New Commonwealth of Independent States: Problems, Perspectives, and U.S. Policy Implications Hearing
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  • Feb 6, 1991

    Hearing: The USSR in Crisis: State of the Union Hearing
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  • Aug 2, 2010

    Statement on a resolution marking the 35th anniversary of the signing of the Helsinki Final Act Statement
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  • Jul 15, 2010

    Wall Street Reform: U.S. Takes Leadership in Extractive Industries Transparency Statement
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  • Jun 9, 2010

    OSCE Representative Cites Threats to Free Media Statement
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  • Apr 20, 2010

    Natural Resource Charter Statement
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  • Mar 15, 2010

    State Department Human Rights Reports Statement
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  • Feb 2, 2010

    Kazakhstan's Vision of a More Effective OSCE Statement
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  • Jul 24, 2008

    The OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Session in Kazakhstan Statement
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  • Dec 7, 2006

    Religious Community Bulldozed in Kazakhstan Statement
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  • Jun 29, 2006

    Kazakhstan's Candidacy for OSCE Chairmanship Statement
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  • Nov 20, 2004

    Democratization in Central Asia Statement
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  • Sep 24, 2004

    Greater Regulation of Religion in Kazakhstan? Statement
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  • Jun 21, 2002

    Human Rights Concerns in Kazakhstan Statement
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  • Feb 6, 2002

    Alarming Developments for Religious Freedom in Kazakhstan Statement
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  • Dec 20, 2001

    Human Rights in Central Asia Statement
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  • Oct 12, 2001

    Kazakhstan and the Kyrgyz Republic Statement
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  • May 17, 2001

    Human Rights Problems in Kazakhstan Statement
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  • Mar 15, 2001

    Draft Law on Religion Threatens Freedom in Kazakhstan Statement
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  • Nov 11, 1999

    Democratization and Human Rights in Central Asia Statement
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  • Oct 21, 1999

    Central Asia: The Statement
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  • Mar 16, 1999

    Kazakhstan's Presidential Elections Statement
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  • Feb 23, 1999

    Kazakhstan's Presidential Election Statement
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  • Jan 28, 2011

    The Year in Review: The 2010 Supplementary Human Dimension Meetings Article
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  • Nov 1, 2010

    OSCE 2010 Informal Ministerial: Kazakhstan Persistence earns a Summit in Astana Article
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  • Jul 27, 2010

    Copenhagen Anniversary Conference: 20 Years of the Copenhagen Document Article
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  • Jul 26, 2010

    OSCE Holds Conference in Astana on Tolerance and Non-Discrimination Article
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  • Jun 3, 2010

    Eurasian Energy Resources and Energy Security Article
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  • Apr 21, 2010

    2009 OSCE Mediterranean Conference in Cairo is a Success: Highlights Importance of Revisiting Annual Conference Administration Article
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  • Jan 27, 2010

    The Year in Review: OSCE Human Dimension Activities in 2009 Article
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  • Jan 21, 2010

    More Power to More People: Lessons from West Africa on Resource Transparency Article
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  • Dec 30, 2009

    Corruption: A Problem that Spans the OSCE Region and Dimensions Article
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  • Jul 20, 2009

    OSCE Participating States Convene Meeting on Religious Freedom Article
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  • Nov 18, 2008

    Report on the OSCE’s 2008 Human Dimension Implementation Meeting Article
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  • Sep 5, 2008

    U.S. Congressional Delegation Visits Kazakhstan for OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Annual Session Article
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  • Jan 25, 2008

    The Madrid Ministerial Council Article
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  • Dec 15, 2005

    Missed Opportunity in Kazakhstan Article
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  • Nov 10, 2004

    Europe's Largest Annual Human Dimension Meeting Closes with Appeal from NGOs Article
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  • Jul 28, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Leadership Engage Heads of Nine CIS Countries Article
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  • Jul 28, 2004

    CIS Response Letter to President Nazarbaev (Kazakhstan) Article
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  • Dec 10, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Members Engage Government Leaders at Annual Human Rights Review Article
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  • Dec 3, 2003

    Commission Hearing Looked Ahead to Maastricht Ministerial Article
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  • Nov 26, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Reviews OSCE Dutch Leadership Article
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  • Feb 10, 2003

    Moscow Should Engage the OSCE in Resolving the Chechen Problem (Russian) Article
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  • Dec 31, 2002

    Democracy and Human Rights Trends in Eurasia and East Europe: A Decade of Membership in the Organization (Report Only) Article
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  • Jun 17, 2002

    Hearing Addresses Dramatic Increase in Anti-Semitic Attacks Across Europe Article
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  • Jun 4, 2002

    Commission Hearing Examines Cooperation in the War on Terrorism in the OSCE Region Article
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  • Nov 16, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Examines U.S. Policy Toward the OSCE Article
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  • Aug 24, 2001

    Helsinki Commissioners Play Key Role in United States Delegation to the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Article
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  • Sep 1, 2000

    Report: U.S. Statements at the 1999 OSCE Review Conference Article
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  • Oct 1, 1999

    Report: Kazakstan's Parliamentary Elections Article
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  • Jan 10, 1999

    Report on Kazakstan's Presidential Election Article
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  • Mar 1, 1998

    Report on Political Reform and Human Rights in Uzbekistan, Kyrgystan, and Kazakstan Article
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  • Dec 1, 1997

    Report on the 1997 OSCE Meeting on Human Dimesions Article
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  • Mar 1, 1994

    Report: Parliamentary Election in Kazakhstan Article
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  • Apr 10, 1992

    Helsinki Commission Visit to Armenia, Azerbaijan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, and Ukraine Article
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Congressman Alcee L. Hastings during the Helsinki Commission Mediterranean Seminar in Washington DC on July 22-23, 2009