The Democratic Party intends to stage a rally in Almaty on Saturday, November 14, ahead of upcoming parliamentary elections in January. The rally has been approved by authorities, and participants are set to gather from 12:00 (local time) in Chokan Valikhanov Square on Shevchenko Street. According to party leader Zhanbolat Mamai several demands will be announced at the rally, including the release of political prisoners.
A heightened security presence and localized transport disruptions are likely in the vicinity of the protest.
Those in Almaty are advised to monitor the situation, anticipate transportation disruptions, and avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution