Kazakh Court Sentences Pro-Opposition Blogger

A Kazakh court gave a pro-opposition blogger a two-year suspended jail sentence for libeling President Nursultan Nazarbayev. Kazis Toguzbayev, 58, was found guilty of insulting the long-serving Kazakh leader in two articles published on the Web log www.kub.kz by alleging that Nazarbayev bore responsibility for the murder of an opposition politician in February 2006.

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