Nazarbayev’s Kazakhstan and its’ opponents
Alma Shalabayeva is the wife of Mukhtar Ablyazov, one of the most famous kazak dissidents.
She and her daughter Alua (6) have been arrested near Rome by Italian police and sent back to Kazakhstan, accused of having a forged passport.
After months of being forced in her parents’ house, near Almaty, Alma was set free and given the permission to exit the country, this photos were taken back when she didn’t know what was going to happen to her and her daughter.
All captions are taken from the two articles by Mr. Adriano Sofri “Un giorno a casa Shalabayeva” and “Kazakhstan, processo all’opposizione” 6.8.2013 and 12.8.2013
Translation by Margherita Fioruzzi, January 2014