Aigerim Toleukhan is a journalist based in Almaty, Kazakhstan. She covers Kazakhstan and Central Asia for international media outlets. Her contributions can be seen in EurasiaNet, The Washington Post, Foreign Policy, The Diplomat, The Independent and etc. She currently works as a freelance video journalist for the Associated Press (AP) and Agence France-Presse (AFP). She covers political and socio-economic issues, human rights violations of ethnic minorities in Xinjiang (China), gender and tech surveillance.
Episode | November 18th, 2019 | Season 2 | 48 mins 15 secs
central asia, free media, journalism, podcasting, politics, radio, youth culture
Two visiting Kazakh journalists talk with Matt and Tracy about their experiences as independent and international media practitioners, the challenges they face in a country they say whose government tolerates no opposition.