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Kazakhstan: LiveJournal Suspends Oppositioner's Account

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Russia, Breaking News, Freedom of Speech, Media & Journalism, Politics, Technology, RuNet Echo

LiveJournal has suspended account of Rakhat Aliev [1], Kazakh opposition politician and a former president Nazarbaev [2]‘s son-in-law, LJ-user Dolboeb reports [3]. Previously Kazakhstan blocked entire LiveJournal [4] 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 [5], too.