Lukpan Akhmediarov

Lukpan Akhmedyarov

28 April 2014

An investigative journalist based in the northwestern city of Uralsk, Lukpan Akhmedyarov, 38, is well known for covering corruption and human rights abuses by President Nursultan Nazarbayev’s autocratic regime for the regional weekly Uralskaya Nedelia. He narrowly survived an apparent murder attempt outside his apartment on the night of 19 April 2012, when he was […]