Voices from the streets of Kazakhstan | Curio

Voices from the streets of Kazakhstan

16 mins | Feb 17, 2022

“I found my parents’ remains in their burnt-out car.” Leaderless, spontaneous protests spread rapidly across Kazakhstan in early January 2022, reflecting discontent in many areas of the nation. Months later, things seem to have calmed down slightly, but its people are still angry. Joanna Lillis reveals the harrowing tales of violent death and torture from the streets of Almaty, where the violence may be over, but the trauma remains, and the quest for justice looks elusive.

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