Kazakhstan: LiveJournal Suspends Oppositioner's Account

LiveJournal has suspended account of Rakhat Aliev, Kazakh opposition politician and a former president Nazarbaev‘s son-in-law, LJ-user Dolboeb reports. Previously Kazakhstan blocked entire LiveJournal in order to silence Aliev. At the same time, it is the second suspicious suspension in LiveJournal – on November 3, 2010 Russian opposition blogger pilgrim_67 had been suspended, too.


  • […] LiveJournal suspends accounts of opposition bloggers in Russia and Kazakhstan Global Voices report two separate instances of blogging platform LiveJournal suspending the accounts of opposition bloggers last week, in Russia and Kazakhstan. LiveJournal is Russia’s most popular blogging platform and was bought by Russian media company SUP in 2007. Kazakhstan | Russia […]

  • […] widespread public attention for suspending accounts of its users.  For example, LiveJournal suspended [ENG] the account of Rakhat Aliev, a Kazakh opposition politician and former president […]

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