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Virtual Roundtable With Kazakhstani Journalists and Trafficking in Persons Report Hero Nina Balabayeva

On July 1 the Embassy hosted a virtual roundtable dedicated to Trafficking in Persons (TIP). Participants included U.S. Ambassador William Moser, Founder and Director of the Rodnik NGO Nina Balabayeva, and local journalists. The event was dedicated to the State Department’s recently published annual Trafficking in Persons  Report . The 2020 Report recognized Nina Balabayeva as ...
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Statement by Secretary Michael Pompeo On China’s Coercive Family Planning and Forced Sterilization Program in Xinjiang

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State June 29, 2020 The world received disturbing reports today that the Chinese Communist Party is using forced sterilization, forced abortion, and coercive family planning against Uyghurs and other minorities in Xinjiang, as part of a continuing campaign of repression. German researcher Adrian Zenz’s shocking revelations are sadly ...
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The U.S. Embassy launches girls’ tech camp in seven cities of Kazakhstan

Classes will be held online and offline in the capital city, Karaganda, Pavlodar, Petropavlovsk, Uralsk, Aktobe and Ust-Kamenogorsk The Makercamp for Girls Technical Camp, organized in Nur-Sultan last year, expands its geographic reach to seven cities, and for the first time will be held in an online format. Online classes will begin on July 13 ...
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2020 Trafficking in Persons Report

Every person, everywhere, is inherently vested with profound, inherent, equal dignity. America was founded on a promise to defend those rights— including life, liberty, and the pursuit of justice. But too often we’ve fallen short, and we cannot fall short on this challenge. Michael R. Pompeo U.S. Secretary of State Please see the U.S. Department ...
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Country Reports on Terrorism 2019

Ambassador Sales: Well, I think Kazakhstan is really one of the world’s leaders in addressing one particular terrorist problem, and that is the repatriation, prosecution, and reintegration of ISIS fighters from Syria and Iraq. Kazakhstan is really leading the world by example as it has repatriated a number of its citizens, ensured that they face justice ...
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