I’m a journalist and researcher from Italy, now living in Kazakhstan. I’m the Regional Editor for Greater Central Asia at Global Voices and a freelance journalist and editor for various other publications. I hold a PhD from the University of Glasgow, where I studied labor relations in Kazakhstan’s oil sector.
Latest posts by Paolo Sorbello from January, 2022
Accused of stirring up the protest by the president and political analysts, activists from Oyan, Qazaqstan! tell their version of the story of the protests and violence that shook Kazakhstan.
A violent clash between the police and local protesters in the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region have deep roots in tense center–periphery relations in Tajikistan
A regional dispute over higher fuel prices turned into a mass protest across Kazakhstan, where people demand more freedom, while the government sent special forces to disperse the crowds.