The following appeal was sent from Socialist Resistance Kazakhstan (CWI)
activists. This vital strike of ten thousand oil refinery workers is
facing a news blockade in Kazakhstan and also court rulings against the
workers’ right to strike.
Ten thousand oil refinery workers have been striking since 4 March 2010
in west Kazakhstan. They are facing increasing repression from the state
and black out from the media. Joe Higgins sent the following message to
the workers on strike