Take action to support Kazak oil workers 1. Attend the demo on 16 December 2013 There are demos in London, Moscow and Kyiv. If you are not near one of these cities, send a letter to or protest outside your nearest Kazakh embassy London demonstration Mo …

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Take action to support Kazak oil workers

1. Attend the demo on 16 December 2013

There are demos in London, Moscow and Kyiv. If you are not near one of these cities, send a letter to or protest outside your nearest Kazakh embassy

London demonstration

Monday 16 December. “Justice for Kazakhstan’s Oil Workers.”

10 am at the Foreign Office, Parliament Street, London SW1.

12 midday at the Kazakh embassy, 125 Pall Mall, London SW1

Organised by British trade union activists, with the support of Kazakh and Russian friends and Platform London, the NGO that monitors the oil industry. Contact gabriel.levy.mail@gmail.com.

2. Get your branch to pass a resolution in support.

You can download a model resolution here.

3. Send a message to the President of KazakhstanCLICK HERE 

4. Follow the campaign online

Join the the open Facebook group, Justice for Kazakhstan Oil Workers

More resources on this Kazakh oil workers page

Contact

Gabriel Levy (UK)

Boris Kravchenko, Secretary of the Confederation of Labour of Russia

Demands

  • Release the jailed oil workers and end the repression of independent unions.
  • An independent inquiry into the Zhanaozen massacre, to establish how many were killed and injured, and who was responsible.
  • Investigation of all those responsible for torture, and the politicians who sanctioned it.

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South African trade unionist living in Glasgow. Loves whisky, wine, running and the great outdoors. Walton did an MA in Industrial Relations at Ruskin, Oxford, and is interested in how trade unions use new technology to organise.

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