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Bakhytzhan Toregozhina

Bakhytzhan Toregozhina

Social Foundation 'Ar Rukh Hak'

I'm worried about the fate of political prisoners in Kazakhstan.

Bakhytzhan Toregozhina is a leader of the human rights and youth activism group Ar-Rukh-Hak.


Repression against human rights defenders often takes the form of economic and legislative obstacles, which are effective in hindering their work and more difficult to challenge. In recent years the government further tightened control over independent media, NGOs and civil society, and initiated politically motivated lawsuits against its critics.