Security forces cordoned off protestors in Central Park in Almaty
Almaty. May 2. KazTAG - The security officers cordoned off the protestors in the Central park named after Gorkiy in Almaty on May 1.
According to KazTAG reporter who was broadcasting from the scene, people were cordoned off in the park, people were not allowed to leave its territory except women with children.
According to preliminary data approximately 500 people arrived to state their civil position.
"My capital is Astana!", "You can't run away from the truth!", "We are not afraid of anyone!", "Police together with people!", "Tokayev is not my president", "No to fake elections!", the protestors were chanting.
Sultanbek Zhilkibayev, akim of the Medeu district, came to the scene calling people to hold peace.
"The things you are saying are relevant," he said offering people to negotiate.
However, people kept on chanting "Shame!", "People don't believe you!", "People is power!".
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