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Kazakhstan's government is nervous about what Seikjan Bilash is doing, and will happen if his popularity grows.
"She was not silent when others buried their heads in the sand. She risked her life every day and knew the value of this risk."
Arrested for fact-checking: Kazakh court fines Ukrainian journalist after police break up media workshop
The incident highlights the authorities' aversion to discussions of Ukraine in Kazakhstan.
A bold and popular journalist is appealing a 12 year-sentence he received after speaking out against official corruption.
"With or without real name registration, they know who you are. What they intend to do is to make you fearful."
Russia also moved to block the website and its popular 'Wayback Machine' two years ago.
Miriam was a four-year-old the last time she saw her father: "I try to remember you. Your voice, your hugs, but I can’t."
Yet another independent media outlet in post-coup attempt Turkey is on the brink.
"If there is no law, we take the initiative and can control [media] as we want."
Turkish authorities increasingly "conflate coverage of banned groups and investigation of sensitive topics with outright terrorism or other anti-state activity."