UNHCR chief welcomes regional commitments in Central Asia to protect migrant and asylum-seeker rights
Kazakhstan: UNHCR concerned about arrest and mistreatment of Uzbek refugees and asylum seekers
Guterres wraps up fruitful first visit to Central Asia
High Commissioner Guterres agrees to boost refugee assistance in the Kyrgyz Republic and urges Kazakhstan to help address the migration-asylum nexus.
After generations away, Kazakhs come home to an independent country
Some 600,000 ethnic Kazakhs have returned to Kazakhstan since independence, many after generations of life in other countries
Kazakhstan: UNHCR concerned for Chinese Uighur asylum seeker
Helping Chechens back on their feet in Kazakhstan
In Kazakhstan, people who fled conflict in the Russian republic of Chechnya are not admitted to the asylum system. The UN refugee agency is helping some 5,000 of them by providing grants and legal aid to improve their lives in exile.