Kazakh activists lampoon secretive state spending on propaganda

In Kazakhstan, $140m of taxpayer’s money is spent every year on propaganda and media campaigns. With the help of the Prague Civil Society Centre’s visual story-telling scheme, activists were able to shine a light on how this money is spent. 

Shrinking space for civil society in Kazakhstan

Aina Shormanbayeva, human rights defender and lawyer, highlights the rising phenomenon of shrinking space in Kazakhstan – a theme she will explore during a fellowship with the Prague Civil Society Centre.

How to protect Almaty from smog?

Almaty, the largest city in Kazakhstan, suffers from pollution and smog. A new video by one of our visual story-telling residents explores creative ways to rid the city of dangerous fumes.