More than 100 people went on a protest action in Zhanaozen
Almaty. September 3. KazTAG - More than 100 people went on a protest action in Zhanaozen, reports lada.kz.
"The protest action took place in several cities of Kazakhstan on September 2. A video from the site has been posted in the network showing the local inhabitants speaking against the construction of Chinese companies on the territory of the Mangistau region (...). The city inhabitants were claiming a meeting with the executive authorities. They wanted to ask questions about the construction of new plants on the territory of the Mangistau region," reads the message.
The local inhabitants said they apprehend inflow of the Chinese citizens on the new workplaces after construction completion.
Adilbek Dauylbayev, akim of Zhanaozen, proposed the activists to talk in the premises of akimat, but the protestors refused saying they are not going to negotiate separately.
The press-service of akim of the Mangistau region said the people went to the streets of several cities of the state protesting against construction of 55 Chinese plants.
Photo source: picture from an open source