Nursultan Nazarbayev Uncovered

Elbasy Nursultan Äbishuly Nazarbayev is the former President of Kazakhstan. A function he had for 29 years straight. He was not voted, but named first Pesident of Kazakhstan by the Supreme Soviet. In 1995 his legislative periode was extended until 2000 by referendum.

On the 18th May 2007 a law was passed, that Nazarbayev may be reelected for as many 5 year periods, as suits him. This law ONLY applied to Nazarbayev and would NOT apply to following presidents.

In December 2011 there were riots in the city Zhanaozen. The Kazakh police killed 15 demonstrators and 100 were injured. Those captured were abused and tortured.

Swiss banking officials discovered $8,500,000,000 on a bank account belonging to Nursultan Nazarbayev. This money was intended for the Kazakh treasury. So Nazarbayev passed a law that excluded him from criminal prosecution and made money laundering legal.

In 2002 the Kazakh opposition newspaper "Respublika" reported Nazarbayev having stolen $1,000,000,000 of state oil revenue. The newspaper was firebombed and a dead dog's carcass was left on their dorstep with a note reading "There won't be a next time" and the dog's head was found outside the editors office with a note saying "There will be no last time".

In May 2018 Nazarbayev was made Chairman of the Security Council and the Chairman's decisions were made subject to strict execution. He also made a law, that police officers are not required to give detainees the opportunity to call their attorney.

On the 20th March 2019 Nazarbayev resigned. His successor Kassym-Jomart Tokayev was appointed by Nazarbayev.

I gave you the facts, now you can make your own opinion. My sources are the English and German Wikipedia article on Nursultan Nazarbayev.

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May 22, 2020
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May 22, 2020
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